COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Arabian Sandstorm Makes Dubai Look Like Mars
Description: An impressive sandstorm whipped across the Arabian Peninsula on Thursday, sending a sea of red-hued dust across the desert and towards the major economic hubs of the Persian Gulf. The storm's strong winds were caused by a high pressure center that shifted offshore. Dust storms are common in the region, but this one was apparently of unusual severity. [Source: Slate]
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Source: Slate
Publish Date: 4/2/2015
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