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Korea Affected by First Storm of Yellow Sand

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Pyongyang, March 18 (KCNA) -- The first dust storm this year was observed in Korea on March 17. The mild storm, churned up by winds in Gobi Desert of Mongolia and some Inner Mongolian areas of China on Wednesday, moved southeastward and reached the central part of the West Sea of Korea next morning.
    Affected by the sand storm were Pyongyang and South Phyongan, North and South Hwanghae Provinces including Phyongsong, Sariwon, Haeju, Ongjin, Jangyon and Kaesong in the afternoon and at night.
    The sand sedimentation amount was 150kg/km2 in Pyongyang.



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