Friday, December 22, 2017

SkyWatch: Saudi Arabia Sandstorm


Sandstorms in Saudi Arabia are common at certain times of the year.


They can be debilitating - schools and businesses are closed, people are hospitalized with breathing difficulties, and visibility can be diminished greatly causing more car accidents than normal.



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4 comments:

Stanley Hattman said...

After seeing these and reading your comments, I guess I should be happy with our cold and snow here in upstate NY. Cheers and happy holidays!

William Kendall said...

I can imagine they'd be quite an obstacle.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

We get occasional sandstorms in the local S California deserts, but I don't think they are as severe as you get. Very hard to take photos in a sandstorm. Nice captures!

Lady Fi said...

Not much fun! Take care!