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Massive dust storm hits Mildura, Victoria, Australia

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An impressive dust storm hit Australian city of Mildura, Victoria on May 7, 2019, turning day into night. This kind of phenomenon is usually seen in summer, not just before winter.

The storm moved through Mildura airport at 17:00 local time with wind gusts to 57 km/h (35 mph), the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said. Walpeup recorded gusts to 87 km/h (54 mph) and Hopetoun to 85 km/h (52 mph).

One of the residents described the storm as cyclonic and apocalyptic.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Featured image credit: BOM Victoria

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