Barely calm down after an unusual rain mixed with dust brought from the Arabian desert, Baku residents were especially puzzled, writes portal www.newsgeorgia.ru. Morning of April 13 in the city was painted in "clear yellow" color, unsettling many citizens who have decided that this may be related to the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" in Japan. To the Editor of the agency has received numerous calls from the public, as well as photographs.
The National Department of Hydrometeorology (NDG) in the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MENR) reported that the causes of this phenomenon are specified. In turn, a corresponding member of ANAS, Director of the Radiation Problems Institute Adil Garibov said that the "yellow light" has no relation to the release of radiation.
"Baku similar phenomena have been observed before. Most likely, this is due to deposition of dust precipitation, as well as April 5, when a dust storm, which was observed in the Arabian desert, in our city dropped the "dirty" rain ", — he said, reports 1news.az. Indeed, many of the witnesses, including the social network facebook users have noted that the rain on Wednesday, April 13, as the one that took place on April 5, leaving footprints in the dusty clothes. Earlier, the dust particles are separated by the different layers of the atmosphere, has been transferred from the air mass in the south-south-west, as a result of what we have achieved and Azerbaijan.
In addition to the dust brought from the Arabian desert, experts have called another cause loss of such unusual rainfall — according to the Environmental Monitoring Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, on Wednesday, the dust level in Baku exceeded the norm by 1.5-2 times, which is also the reason of dust in sediments. In turn, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Huseyn Bagirov said that observed in the morning on April 13 in Baku natural disasters were related to global environmental and natural problems. "According to reports, these natural disasters linked to solar storms," — he said. The minister also said that the breach in this framework on the Azerbaijani capital dirty rain was associated with sand storms that occurred in the Arab countries, and was brought to the region from the Arabian Peninsula. "All processes are under our supervision, but I note that this environmental problem affects not only Azerbaijan, but the whole world," — said Bagirov. Commenting on the yellow color of the sky over Baku, the Minister noted that led to this increase in water ionization of the upper atmosphere. "This is a natural phenomenon no implications for human health not" — said Bagirov.