duststorm


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duststorm

(ˈdʌstˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a windstorm that whips up clouds of dust
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Also the winds brought rumbling earthquake and duststorm, thunder and lightning and the lurid thunderbolt, which are the shafts of great Zeus, and carried the clangour and the warcry into the midst of the two hosts.
Most of Khuzestan has been engulfed in a duststorm for several days.
Motorists in the UAE have been alerted about the possibility of a duststorm during the weekend and urged to drive carefully.
The duststorm was clearly a dramatic scene, but one which didn't bring any rain.
A string duststorm accompanied by light rains brought down the temperature while the Met department predicted further rains in the next couple of days.
Muscat: Temperatures dropped by three to four degrees in several parts of Oman on Wednesday morning, with fresh winds coupled with duststorm blowing over the deserts, according to the Directorate General of Meteorology and Air Navigation (DGMAN), which monitors weather conditions in Oman.
Tindale, 2006: Meteorological overview and verification of HYSPLIT and AAQFS dust forecasts for the duststorm of 22-24 October 2002.
But nothing is quite so tangible as photos of a sweltering duststorm.
RIYADH: A duststorm swept Riyadh for the second day on Tuesday with an increase in temperature and reduced visibility on roads accompanied by warm winds starting at 3 o'clock in the afternoon.
The planes from Astrakhan and Almaty were unable to land due to severe duststorm in Aktau and flew to the alternate airport in Atyrau, Tumba regional newspaper reports June 23.
Harrison wrote in An Unusual Texas Duststorm, "Pilots were experiencing the same condition over North and Central Texas, all groping about more or less blindly, flying by instruments in a sea of white dust, with the stars dimly shining above and the ground stations reporting visibilities which seemed to belie the conditions aloft.
Opening: "We had a wonderful trip - At Kingman there was a duststorm.