dust storm

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a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand

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com/nasa-images-what-storms-look-when-they-strike-5-other-planets-2537535) dust storm that cloaks the whole of the Martian sky in darkness would give them clues about how Mars lost so much of its atmosphere over its lifetime.
The study adds that there was a large multi-day dust storm that emerged in Iraq, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia in the last week of October 2017 and continued up to November 3 and 4.
The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) said that the dust storm affected several areas of the UAE as early as 5.
In fact, however, recent scientific data from epidemiological studies associate exposure to PM10 during desert dust storm episodes with significant increases in mortality and hospital admissions with cardiovascular and respiratory problems," it said.
Hameedullah said that higher temperatures coupled with successive dust storms received in Multan, did damage the mango badly.
So the next time you see a dust storm, close your eyes and hold your breath.
We then reduced each of the remaining monitors' time series to those days on which a dust storm was reported in the zone containing the monitor, and to control days defined as those days in the same month and falling on the same day of the week as the storm.
The high levels of mineral dust and other pollutants wafted into the air during a dust storm can trigger asthma, respiratory diseases, and other infectious diseases.
However rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds, dust storm is expected at isolated places of Hazara, Malakand, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Bannu and Dera Ismail Khan divisions and FATA (Kurram Khyber Agency) during evening/night for next 24 hours.
However partly cloudy light rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds dust storm is expected at isolated places in Hazara and Malakand divisions for next 24 hours.
What wind speed occurred on Mars then in order to cause a dust storm of that magnitude, and was it only dust with no blowing sand involved?
Summary: The dust storm that has engulfed Lebanon started to ease Wednesday night and into Thursday, as more people were hospitalized due to the weather.
Damascus, SANA- The large dust storm sweeping the country put hundreds of people in hospitals, according to medical sources.
Last month, incredible footage showed the moment an unusual dust storm struck Belarus, turning day to night, and China has suffered four massive sandstorms since the start of the year.
Mike said: "I've been in one location shooting lightning for an hour-and-a-half, but sometimes I'll get a dust storm coming and be there for 20 to 30 minutes before it hits.