sun 'caused by Hurricane Ophelia' seen in Burnham-On-Sea
unusual reddish sky and red-looking sun have been spotted by resdients
in the Burnham-On-Sea today (Monday) and across many parts of England.
phenomenon was initially seen in the west of England and Wales before
spreading to other areas.
Met Office said it was due to the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia
dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara, plus smoke from
forest fires in Portugal and Spain.
dust has caused shorter wavelength blue light to be scattered, making
it appear red," explained a spokesman.
photos were taken in Burnham-On-Sea by a reader