More Dust Storms 2019

And here are some more dust storms that have occurred this year………..


Massive dust storm hits Mildura, Victoria, AustraliaThe Watchers

Posted by TW on May 7, 2019

“An impressive dust storm hit Australian city of Mildura, Victoria on May 7, 2019, turning day into night. This kind of phenomenon is usually seen in summer, not just before winter.

The storm moved through Mildura airport at 17:00 local time with wind gusts to 57 km/h (35 mph), the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said. Walpeup recorded gusts to 87 km/h (54 mph) and Hopetoun to 85 km/h (52 mph).

One of the residents described the storm as cyclonic and apocalyptic.”



At least 5 killed, 61 injured as severe dust storm sweeps through IraqThe Watchers

Posted by Teo Blašković on May 2, 2019

“A severe dust storm swept through southern Iraq on April 29, 2019, claiming lives of at least 5 people.

Southern provinces of Najaf and Karbala were the hardest hit.

At least four civilians were killed and 61 others were injured, Health Ministry spokesman said.

The Health Directorate in Najaf said one person was killed in the province and 20 others injured (due to downed trees and collapsed walls).”


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