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a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand

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The National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has urged motorists to reduce speed and exercise caution on the road since the duststorm caused by active winds could reduce visibily.
The duststorm in the city is reportedly as severe as it is impossible to catch a glimpse of things nearby.
Data for Sand and Duststorm, Automatic Data Management, Tehran.
RAJESH MISHRA DOHA THE suffocating duststorm, which swept across the country on Thursday, is expected to continue for the next five days and the Met office has urged residents to take necessary precautions against it.
Four persons were reported as missing during the duststorm that hit the
However, it predicted that the current extreme heating is likely to subside from Thursday evening after duststorm and isolated rain expected over Northern Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and Islamabad.
I cannot offer a race description, as the only way to tell the contest has begun after the red light started flashing on the gate was by the duststorm that moved around the track, and the commentary stepping up a notch.
A third indicator is the dust storm forecasting system set up in 2001 as part of the Chinese Meteorological Administration's daily weather forecasts during the winter to spring seasons, and the China Duststorm Network (www.
see also The First Duststorm I Encountered in Poston (Apr.
Handelman has feathered the edges of the grass and trees so that they dissolve into an opaque cloud, portending an ambiguous catastrophe: an apocalyptic duststorm perhaps, or a nuclear explosion.
while New Yorkers escape a duststorm on the choking streets
MULTAN -- The local Met office has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances of duststorm, thunderstorm and light rain for the city and its suburbs during the next 24 hours.
Dust waves hovered over Jeddah on Sunday as meteorologists predicted Makkah and Madinah regions to be affected as well by the duststorm.
windspan of 50 km/h leading to the duststorm, the Kuwait Met office said