The worst sandstorms, dust storms, and haboobs
When Mother Nature kicks up a storm
TRAVEL Dust storm
There's nothing more harrowing than seeing a huge wall of sand barreling in from the desert, about to consume everything standing in its way. These violent sandstorms and dust storms, also known as haboobs, mostly occur in dry, arid regions around the world. But they can also surprise cities and more temperate areas.
Browse this gallery and be blown away by these powerful images of intense storms from across the planet.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age