blowing dust


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blowing dust

[¦blō·iŋ ′dəst]
(meteorology)
Dust picked up locally from the surface of the earth and blown about in clouds or sheets.
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The bulletin also said: "Moderate to fresh winds in general, strong at times, especially over the sea, and causing blowing dust with poor visibility at times.
According to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD), the weather will gradually stabilize at night, with westerly to southwesterly moderate winds blowing dust in the desert areas .
Both growers and aggregate miners expressed their fears that owners of upscale homes will object to pesticide overspray or blowing dust from their nearby operations.
Winds will be southeasterly to northwesterly moderate to brisk, blowing dust in the desert areas at times.
In its bulletin for tomorrow, the NCMS, said: "Southerly winds will prevail by late night and Monday early morning over some western areas causing blowing dust with poor visibility.
According to the NCMS, the country will be affected by fresh to strong northwesterly winds by Saturday late night and Sunday early morning, which may cause blowing dust and sand, and reduce horizontal visibility, with a significant fall in temperatures over most areas of the UAE.
Although Henry Bikhazi, a Whittier physician, has not seen patients complaining of pine tree sensitivity, he said Santa Ana winds and blowing dust can cause year-round symptoms.
According to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD), winds will be westerly to northwesterly moderate to brisk blowing dust in the desert areas.
Moderate to fresh wind in general, causing blowing dust and sand over the open land areas and reduce horizontal visibility.
A chance of towering clouds and thundery rain at times, with fresh wind causing blowing dust and sand with poor visibility of less than 1,500 metres inland and rough sea churning waves of up to 2.
Most of our plants are tougher than we are, so make sure you protect yourself from blowing dust with a firm hat and a pair of sunglasses.
According to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD), winds will be northeasterly moderate to brisk, blowing dust in the desert areas.