Parts of Washington and Oregon Covered with Mysterious Milky Ash

Parts of Washington and Oregon Covered with Mysterious Milky Ash

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Presence of a mysterious milky ash substance in the rainfall has been reported by the emergency officials from Washington and Oregon. The origin of the substance is not clear yet.  The dirty rain has been reported in more than 15 cities as per the reports of the National Weather Service. Water samples have been collected by the weather service’s Spokane office, which will be tested in a lab. Vehicles and windows got coated with the light grey dirt as a rainstorm, which originated in Pacific, moved in.

According to the experts, the source of this substance might be the recent volcanic eruption in Mexico and one in Russia. The weather service opines that while moving towards these regions, the rainstorm probably passed through some dust or volcanic ash. The statement of Walla Walla County’s emergency management staff, posted on its Facebook page, suggests that the ash probably originated from Volcano Shiveluch in Kamchatka Krai, Russia, some 3,000 miles away. In late January, Volcano Shiveluch spewed an ash plume which rose to a height of 22,000 feet.

The county also mentioned that there is still no scientific confirmation about the source of the dirty rain and a number of volcanoes are currently active. A volcanic eruption in southwestern Colima, Mexico has been suggested as another potential source by CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam.

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James Hailey a worshipper of life as it comes to him. He enjoys soft music while working on his latest manuscripts spread over his desk and his tablet on hand. His curiosity to observe everything around him and love for writing has propelled him to take up the job of a news journalist. Soon he realised, he enjoyed being at the back seat and editing all those news collected by others. He has been working as a lead news editor for both the digital and print media since the past 8 years. On his spare time he indulges in yoga to calm his hectic life style. He writes on Geology and Earth. Wmail : james@dailysciencejournal.com

  • owlafaye

    and maybe….its chem trails….Yippee…die with “science” and “democracy in action” right there beside you.

  • Eugene_2012

    Only Zephyrus knows for sure!