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Ophelia brings mellow yellow tinge to London sky

Ophelia brings mellow yellow tinge to London sky

<p>Hurricane Ophelia brought dust from the Sahara and smoke from wildfires in southern Europe that turned the sky over London an unusual shade of yellow.</p> <p>British media were comparing Ophelia with the “Great Storm” of 1987, which subjected parts of the United Kingdom to hurricane-strength winds 30 years ago to the day.</p> <p>The Irish government said the storm was likely to be the worst since Hurricane Debbie, which killed 11 in Ireland in 1961.</p> <p>It passed close to a western Ireland golf course owned by U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been planning a wall to protect its greens from coastal erosion.</p> <p>Similar storms in the past have changed the shape of stretches of the Irish coastline, climatologists said.</p>