A large dust storm swept over parts of Iraq on May 16, 2022, grounding flights at Baghdad Airport and closing some schools, businesses and government offices. This is the 8th strong dust storm to hit the country since mid-April.
A fast-moving line of severe thunderstorms, known as a derecho, developed in central Nebraska on May 12, 2022, bringing hurricane-force winds and creating a rare, large wall of dust that swept over parts of Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota, creating near-zero visibility on state highways.
More than 5 000 people were forced to seek medical assistance and one person has died after severe dust storm swept over large parts of Iraq on May 5, 2022. This is the 7th dust storm to hit the country so far this month.
A major dust storms hit large parts of Iraq, including the capital Baghdad, on May 1 and 2, 2022, turning the skies over the country orange.
Severe dust storms are affecting parts of the Middle East, from the Mediterranean Sea to parts of Saudi Arabia.
A powerful dust storm swept over parts of Myanmar’s Rakhine State on April 24, 2022, causing near-zero visibility.
A huge cloud of Saharan dust is moving over the Mediterranean Sea into Italy and southeastern Europe on April 24, 2022.
A Saharan dust storm has transformed skies and landscapes in parts of Europe on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The dust plumes have already reached northern Europe and are now crossing the Atlantic Ocean toward South America. A #SaharanDust storm has transformed skies and…
Strong winds caused by a powerful storm moving through the Plains, produced a massive dust storm in eastern Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska on December 15, 2021. Strong wind gusts in excess of 160 km/h (100 mph) closed roads and knocked out power to more than 200 000…
A severe dust storm that started in southern Kazakhstan hit parts of Uzbekistan on the evening of November 4, 2021, growing under favorable weather conditions into the worst since the country started keeping meteorological records in 1871. The worst affected were…