Severe sandstorm hits Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar

Severe sandstorm hits Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar

A severe sandstorm swept over large parts of Saudi Arabia and over Bahrain and Qatar on May 9, 2018.

The storm dropped visibility to nearly zero.

Dust storm Saudi Arabia Aqua MODIS May 9, 2018

Sand Storm over Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar on May 9, 2018. Credit: NASA Aqua/MODIS

Video courtesy Phobos

Similar storms were affecting the region in March and April, too:

Featured image: Sandstorm over Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 9, 2018


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