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'Haboob' Storm System Covers Palm Springs, California with Dust

Strong winds blasted dust and sand through the Southern California skies, including Palm Springs, creating a dust storm, known as a haboob.

The dust, whipped around by 40-mph winds, brought down trees and left drivers with low visibility. 243 more words

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Severe Storm Alert: Lightning sparks fire in Al Ain, UAE

As the mercury crept up to hover near 50°C over the past few days, there was a respite from the heat wave as sporadic rain fell across the UAE, albeit with a dust storm in its wake. 375 more words

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Dust storm blankets UAE

Drivers were advised to take extra care on Sunday as a major dust storm shrouded the landscape in a veil of white sand reducing visibility across the country. 485 more words

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Rare dust storm blows through Eastern Washington, USA


A strong dust storm blew through Ritzville in Eastern Washington on Tuesday evening as thunderstorms developed throughout the region, bringing strong winds and abundant lightning. 117 more words

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Severe storms cause 14-car crash, strand cyclists in San Bernardino, USA

A band of severe storms in the San Bernardino County area led to a 14-car crash on Interstate 40 and left dozens of cyclists stranded on an 8,400-foot-high peak, authorities said. 162 more words

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Giant dust storm 'haboob' engulfs Phoenix, Arizona, USA

These stunning images show a huge dust cloud as it engulfs a major American city.


The towering storm hit Phoenix, Arizona, cutting power to thousands of homes, grounding flights and causing traffic chaos.  149 more words

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Dust Storm Strikes Knocking Down Trees Hits Salt Lake Valley, USA

We had the hottest day of the year along the Wasatch Front Monday, with a high of 103 at the Salt Lake Airport.  


Thunderstorms developed in the afternoon across northwest Utah, but they began to fall apart around 5pm.  134 more words

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