US Haboob: Massive Dust Storm Engulfs Phoenix Valley

A MASSIVE dust storm, or haboob, has swept across Phoenix, Arizona on July 25 2014. Look at the amazing pictures and videos here! WOW!

Massive dust storm engulfs Phoenix Valley on July 25, 2014.

Yesterday, a MASSIVE dust storm, or haboob, has swept across Phoenix, Arizona.

This giant wall of sand was photographed and recorded on video while hitting the city, leaving thousands of inhabitants without power.

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Giant wall of sand approaches Phoenix on July 25 2014. Photo: Twitter user: Jon Passantino

The apocalyptic haboob also led to delays and cancellations of several flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

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The massive dust storm closed down the international airport for a few hours. Photo: David Wallace/The Republic

Drivers were urged to keep their windows shut by police as the apocalyptic cloud of dust and sand swept across the US city of Phoenix, Arizona.

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The apocalyptic sand of wall engulfed houses and cut electricity for thousands of people.. Photo: Twitter user: Jon Passantino

Here a live video as the massive dust storm engulfs Phoenix:

A Haboob is a type of intense dust storm carried on an atmospheric gravity current. Such immense sand apocalypses are capable of generating winds of up to 40mph in dry, barren areas of the world.


It must by quite a feeling when a massive dust storm engulfs Phoenix or any other cities! Wow!

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