Sydney hit by dust storms caused by drought
Australians were hit with one of the worst dust storms in a generation with Sydney brought to a near standstill.
The emergency services warned residents to stay at home as visibility fell close to zero and world famous landmarks disappeared in a red haze.
Weather forecasters said winds could have reached 40mph but they did expect the storm to die down by the end of today (23 September)and the weather forecast for tomorrow is much calmer.
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