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Dust Storm causes a 50 vehicles pile up in Kennewick, Washington, USA

Authorities estimate about 50 vehicles were involved in multiple collisions on Interstate 82 Saturday afternoon amidst blowing dust.


Nine people were taken to Tri-City hospitals, but none had life-threatening injuries, said Capt. 402 more words

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Dust storm strikes the United Arab Emirates

Rain lashed parts of Al Ain and some regions of the country’s north as strong winds sent dust swirling into the air in Dubai and Sharjah on Friday evening… 266 more words

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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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