Incredible “Godzilla” cloud recorded from space over Sahara (videos)

It is thought to be the largest ever

Astonishing video shows a massive dust cloud nicknamed Godzilla travelling all the way across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to America.

Satellite footage of the huge plume – thought to be the largest ever – show it developing before gaining strength over the sea.

Despite sounding sinister, dust plumes could have a positive impact by preventing hurricanes from forming, scientists say.

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The massive cloud was tracked by the European Space Agency’s Copernicus Sentinel and Aeolus satellites.

Posting the incredible clip on YouTube, the ESA wrote: “The Copernicus Sentinel-5P mission is dedicated to monitoring air pollution by measuring a multitude of trace gases as well as aerosols.

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