We present to your atten­tion a small selec­tion of pho­tographs that cap­ture sand­storms from dif­fer­ent parts of the world. This amaz­ing phe­nom­e­non of nature does not hap­pen so often, there­fore it fas­ci­nates and fright­ens with its grandeur and beau­ty. Storm in Ari­zona in 2013:

sandstorms

Texas, USA, 1935:
sandstorms
Ari­zona, USA, 2011:

Sudan, 2011:

Ari­zona, USA, 2011:

Ari­zona, USA, 2011

Ari­zona, USA, 2012:

Aus­tralia, 2011:

Al Assad, Iraq, 2007:

Sudan, 2007:

To con­tin­ue, admire the pho­tos of the most pow­er­ful dust storm in Syd­ney in 2009.

See also
Sports in pictures, January 27