Which of the following winds is known for “Blood Rain”?

Answer: [A] Sirocco

Sirocco is a warm, dry and dust laden local wind which blows in northerly direction from Sahara desert over North Africa as a dry wind and picks up moisture as it crosses the Mediterranean. Since they carry red dust over Sahara, the rainfall which they cause is called blood rain sometimes.

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