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Why is a red dust settling in Ross’s backyard?

There’s something in the air.

Coughs and sneezes abound in Melbourne as sufferers of hay fever and asthma splutter through the final days of spring.

And now Ross has discovered a mysterious red dust in his backyard.

Ross says he’s never seen the red dust before in 10 years at that home

Is it all related to the coughing and spluttering?

Ross and John asked the Bureau Of Meteorology, but they don’t have official notice of a red dust.

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Ross could end up with more red dust this weekend with rain and possibly storms predicted until a return to more palatable weather on Sunday (20°).