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Severe sandstorm sweeps through Dundgobi, Mongolia

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A severe sandstorm hit Mongolia's Dundgobi Province on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

The storm packed winds of up to 126 km/h (78 mph), according to the meteorological agency. It swept through areas in Deren, Gurvansaikhan, and Mandalgobi.

This type of sandstorm, known to Mongolian herders as "nuulug", typically whips across the Gobi Desert before intense rain.

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