, coupled with the sudden decline in temperatures, pose health risks, Dr Riaz Ahmad Minhas, a specialist in family medicines at the Emirates Clinic and Medical Services Centre, told Gulf News.
Thursday's dust storm
brought down power lines leaving thousands of people without electricity and also affected air traffic due to poor visibility.
As a result of the dust storm
, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was forced to shut down and numerous flights were canceled.
On his part, Karbala's Health Media Director, Jamal Mahdi Abbas, said the dust storm
had hit Karbala in the first hours of Tuesday, causing heavy breathing of about 200 citizens, who were driven to hospitals, warning that such cases would increase if the dust storm
would continue till Wednesday.
maps generated by the MGS TES are posted at http://tes.
The first dust storm
early this month affected 48 people, but the recent one affected more asthma and allergy patients, said Dr.
There were signs of a lurking problem prior to the 1990s (see Tables 2 and 3); however, they were not heeded until the destructive May 1993 dust storm
July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Electricity generated in dust storms
on Mars may produce reactive chemicals that build up in the Martian soil, according to NASA-funded research.
The dust storm
was a classic example of the haboob phenomenon, commonly observed in the deserts of Africa, and less frequent in the arid regions of the southwestern U.
: A brief dust storm
created blizzard-like, near-zero visibility Wednesday just as Perez was rounding the bases after hitting a two-run homer that gave Lancaster a 4-2 lead in the fifth inning.
The dust storm
--remember the dust storm
at the end of March during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
In November 2002, NASA's Terra satellite observed an enormous dust storm
moving over northeastern China toward the Korean peninsula and the Pacific.