Dust storms

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Intense, hazardous dust storms blanket South Australia

Intense, warm winds generated dust storms that have swept across South Australia on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. A health alert has been issued for the state and people with breathing problems were advised to stay indoors. Dust began to set Monday, May 24, due to intense...

May 25, 2021

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Severe dust storm turns the sky over Ain Sefra blood red, Algeria

Strong winds affecting Algeria on Sunday, May 23, 2021, picked up large amounts of dust, creating near-zero visibility across the Ain Sefra region, Naâma Province​. According to our friend, photographer Karim Bouchetata, the storm started at around 17:45 LT,...

May 24, 2021

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34-car pile-up accident after dust storm hits Dubai, UAE

A car accident involving 34 vehicles took place in Dubai, UAE on Monday, May 3, 2021. The dust storm is affecting most parts of the country. The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has issued a code yellow dust storm alert. According to Dubai Police, the accident...

May 03, 2021

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Beijing engulfed by third major dust storm in five weeks, China

China's capital Beijing has seen its third major dust storm in five weeks on Thursday, April 15, 2021. The storm is expected to continue in the coming days, affecting central and eastern China, according to the Guaizihu Meteorological Station. Beijing's air...

April 16, 2021

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Massive dust storm engulfs West Texas, causing near-zero visibility

A line of severe storms brought a massive amount of dust in West Texas on Monday afternoon, March 22, 2021. The dust storm turned skies into dark orange and left motorists with near-zero visibility. A massive dust storm kicked up by severe storms blanketed the skies...

March 23, 2021

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341 people missing afters heavy dust storm hits Mongolia

A heavy dust storm hit the southern Mongolian province of Dundgovi on Sunday, March 14, 2021, leaving at least 341 people missing, according to the Dundgovi emergency management department. The department said most of the missing people are nomadic herders, adding...

March 14, 2021

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Saharan dust plume with high values moving over Europe

A large Saharan dust plume is moving NE over parts of Europe -- from Spain and France today, February 6, 2021, into Italy, Germany, and the rest of northern and eastern Europe and the Balkans in the coming days. Sand-laden rains, a fairly rare phenomenon in winter,...

February 06, 2021

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Intense dust storm hits Phoenix, Arizona

A massive dust storm impacted travel on the Interstate 10 and 8 near Phoenix, Arizona on August 16, 2020, after the city broke its daily high-temperature record with 46.1 °C (115 °F). ​The storm approached the city around 17:30 LT, causing low visibility...

August 17, 2020

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Severe storms kill 43, cause damage to Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh, India

Severe storms hit Uttar Pradesh, India, on Saturday, May 30, 2020, killing a total of 43 people. Taj Mahal also sustained some damage, particularly the main mausoleum's marble railing and the red sandstone railings. According to the latest report issued by the...

June 01, 2020

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Massive dust storm smothers Central West NSW, Australia

A massive dust storm has engulfed parts of New South Wales' Central West, with wind gusts of over 100 km/h (62 mph) on Sunday night, January 19, 2020. After hitting Dubbo, the storm moved towards Parkes before heading to the Central Ranges, affecting several...

January 20, 2020

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Massive dust storm across Australia extends almost the total width of the continent

A trough moving through central Australia on January 11, 2020, lifted up huge amounts of dust, creating a massive dust storm -- almost the entire width of the continent. The trough is expected to bring showers and storms to the southeast into Sunday morning, January...

January 11, 2020

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'Apocalyptic' dust storm hits Mildura, Victoria on Code Red bushfire day, Australia

As Victoria issued a Code Red bushfire alert, Mildura residents witnessed a frightening dust storm on November 21, 2019. The dust swept through the town at 40 km/h (25 mph) while the sweltering temperature hit 40 °C (104 °F). Dramatic images and footage...

November 21, 2019

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Yellow dust storm descends on South Korea

A yellow dust storm has hit South Korea for the first time this season, with Seoul's PM10 over 220 micrograms per cubic meter early morning on October 29, 2019. This is over four times the level considered safe. According to the World Health Organization (WHO),...

October 29, 2019

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Coldest September morning in 6 South Australia towns, dust storm warning

Six towns in South Australia shivered through the coldest September morning ever on September 17, 2019. Meanwhile, Adelaide is expected to hit 30 °C (86 °F) for the first time this spring season on September 19 before the temperatures plummet again starting...

September 19, 2019

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Severe dust storm and lightning claim 26 lives, leave 57 injured across Uttar Pradesh, India

At least 26 people have been killed and 57 injured after severe dust storms swept over many parts of Uttar Pradesh, India late Thursday, June 6, 2019. UP Relief commissioner said 6 people died in Mainpuri, 3 each in Etah and Kasaganj and one each in Moradabad,...

June 07, 2019

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Massive dust storm hits Mildura, Victoria, Australia

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...

May 07, 2019

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At least 5 killed, 61 injured as severe dust storm sweeps through Iraq

A severe dust storm swept through southern Iraq on April 29, 2019, claiming lives of at least 5 people. Southern provinces of Najaf and Karbala were the hardest hit. At least four civilians were killed and 61 others were injured, Health Ministry spokesman said. The...

May 02, 2019