Storms often times carry birds and insects over long distances. Some people often believe that they carry odors as well. Those hundreds of miles inland in the northeast can swear they can smell the ocean when a brisk east wind brings moisture in from the Atlantic Ocean or when a tropical system sweeps up from the Gulf of Mexico people believes that it’ seems tropical. We certainly all know the impacts of dust and dirt that can be deposited hundreds of miles from a correct fire or dirt raised up from parched farm lands. On August 5, 1983 A powerful storm moved west from India all the way to the Arabian Peninsula. 3 species of Indian butterflies were observed at Abu Dhabi several days later. The butterflies were "carried" more than 625 miles across the open water by the storm.
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