Massive dust storm sweeps through Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska, U.S.

Massive dust storm sweeps through Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska, U.S.

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…

Massive dust storm hits Sao Paulo, Brazil

Massive dust storm hits Sao Paulo, Brazil

A massive dust storm hit the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 26, 2021, reducing the visibility to a minimum. The worst affected cities in Sao Paulo were Aracatuba, Franca, Jales, Presidente Prudente, and Ribeirao Preto. Parts of the neighboring state of…

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

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…

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

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…

Intense dust storm hits Phoenix, Arizona

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…