Dust Storms

Australian man slams into truck in midst of dust storm

A man slammed into the back of a truck during an intense dust storm in outback Australia, leaving his car completely wrecked.<p>Ray Taylor, who has …


Gulf dust storm, not crop burning responsible for Delhi smog: report

<b>New Delhi:</b> As Delhi and its neighbours spar over stubble burning, a Centre-run monitoring agency has identified a West Asian dust storm as the chief …


Dust storm in Middle East also behind Delhi smog crisis: SAFAR

The air quality index remained in the ‘severe’ category for the fourth consecutive day, but the volume of PM2.5 and PM10 looked well on course to …


Dust Blankets the Middle East : Natural Hazards

Finally, MODIS on Terra captured the second image above on October 31 as the dust storm engulfed Kuwait and the Persian Gulf. Ship traffic at …


AFL Outsider: Why Richmond was brilliant, not boring, and deserves respect after incredible flag win

DUST, anybody, no?<p>The covering of dust that descended over Richmond this morning was worse than the meteorological phenomenon that engulfed Melbourne …

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Insane dust storm pops up seemingly out of nowhere

A driver in California got caught in a surprise dust and rain storm, which immediately created dangerous driving conditions. The tornado-like …


Eight years since a dust storm turned the Gong red: photos

Dusty desert: A dust-laden sky at sunrise on Bells Point looking down to Austinmer Beach in September 2009.<p>Belmore Basin: The red dust storm that …


Denver hit by “haboob” late Tuesday

DENVER — Typically we think of the giant dust storms that envelop desert areas of Arizona being called haboobs. Denver had a very weak version of a …


Shellharbour: Living next door to a dust storm

DONE AND DUSTED: Shell Cove residents Cathy Herbert, Christine Cribbs, Cole Clark, Amy Clark, Kylie Mark, Vanessa Burchell and Coby Burchell. …

Australian News

Thunderstorms forecast to bring showers to Bay Area Monday afternoon

You might want to have your umbrella handy Monday afternoon.<p>There's a 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms in San Francisco, and the showers could arrive as early as 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.<p>"There's low pressure off coast, and it's bringing the moisture in from the …


Storms skirt Phoenix area but usher in Saturday heat relief

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>ARIZONA'S 2017 MONSOON SEASON Dust Storm in Ahwatukee | 0:36<p>A dust storm moves through Ahwatukee in the evening on Aug. 27, 2017. …


Monsoon storms return as rain, blowing dust move into Phoenix area

Monsoon activity returned to the Phoenix area as storms that had formed in Pinal County earlier began moving into the region by early evening.


Light rain dots Bay Area as temperatures drop

A light drizzle sprinkled the Bay Area Thursday morning on what forecasters say will be the coolest day since last week’s heat wave.<p>Pockets of trace rain falling in San Francisco and around the bay should ease up by noon, said Charles Bell, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.<p>“It …


5 facts that show the Phoenix area is getting hotter

If you think Phoenix is getting hotter, you're right. But it's probably worse than you realize. Here are five signs of rising heat in the Valley.


Fire, Dust Storms, And Scorching Heat: This Year's Burning Man Sounds Like The End Of Days

Photo: AP<p>Visitors to the Burning Man festival are really getting to live out their <i>Mad Max</i> dreams this year. But it isn't so much post-apocalyptic as …


Burning Man affected by huge dust cloud on second day

Festival goers at Burning Man are being affected by a large dust storm over the event.<p><b>Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans</b> …

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The desert near Burning Man is literally burning

RENO, Nev. — Despite the dust, the Burning Man party keeps going in the Black Rock Desert of northern Nevada.<p>The main route into Burning Man was closed Wednesday night because of a rapidly expanding wildfire but reopened Thursday. Bureau of Land Management officials said that area of Nevada 447, …

News (U.S.)

New Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Tablet Can Take a Beating

The Latitude Rugged Tablet will operate in a dust storm or monsoon, and survive temperature extremes, knocks, and drops.<p>PCMag reviews products …


How to handle driving through a dust storm

Last weekend the weather service warned drivers about icy and snowy conditions on the road. Another warning has been issued and this time drivers in …


House Embracing Sky / ArchiWorkshop

“House Embracing Sky” is the second residential project by Archiworkshop in MangWoo district in Seoul.<p>It was built on a site, which has a land area …


Arizona Monsoon Gives Boat An Unexpected Ride

“It is a very spectacular time of year."<p>Footage of a boat literally being moved across a parking lot by the high winds of an Arizona monsoon has gone …

Conservative View

6 Riveting Facts About Mars

Mars' dust storms can be global. In these images taken a month apart in 2001, the dust storm near the southern polar ice cap (left) soon enveloped …


WHY so DRASTIC? + Tuesday Tangents +Enchilada Recipe!

Seven and a half miles for my Monday morning. A reader reminded me that my half marathon isn’t actually this weekend (THANK YOU Stephanie)… it’s next …

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Rituals of Stress, Gratitude for Flush Toilets, and Roman Philosophy

Part of the blog series for the 2017 theme, Radical Ritual.<p>When was the last time you were grateful for running water? For your refrigerator? For any …

Burning Man

Monsoon Season Poses Dangers For Arizona Residents, Travelers

'...very severe'<p>The tragic deaths of nine people in a flash flood in central Arizona over the weekend is a sobering reminder of the dangers posed by …


Police video shows 25-car pileup due to dust storm

Six people were killed and several others were injured in a 25-car pileup on Interstate 10 near Lordsburg, New Mexico.


Police video shows aftermath of fatal 25-car highway pileup

Newly released police dashcam video shows the aftermath from a dust storm on a New Mexico highway that sparked a 25-car pile up that left six people …


How a One-Man Team From California Won NASA's Space Robotics Challenge

By mastering a Mars robot simulator, an engineer and stay-at-home dad took home the $125,000 top prize Image: NASA SRCIn NASA's Space Robotics …


Iran Fears Tension over Water Shortage, Holds Neighboring Countries Responsible For Crisis - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive

London – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani asked neighboring countries to collaborate to address the region’s water shortages and said environmental …

Middle East

Hacking On Mars In “The Martian”

It’s been 6 years since the hacker’s treat of a book, “The Martian” by Andy Weir, was self-published, and 2 years since the movie came out. We’ve …

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