Red dust clouds blanket Sydney

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Red dust clouds blanket Sydney
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Wed, 09-23-2009 - 8:48am

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http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,26113690-601,00.html


SYDNEYSIDERS have woken to a massive dust storm that blanketed the city in thick red dust, causing severe delays at Sydney airport and prompting warnings from health authorities.






Severe winds are lashing the city, whipping up a bright orange haze over much of the state and forcing asthma sufferers and people suffering respiratory illnesses indoors. More...
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Wed, 09-23-2009 - 9:02am
Crazy. Dust in Australia, floods in Georgia, fires in California. Mother Nature is just plain showing off now.
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Wed, 09-23-2009 - 9:34am

"Mother Nature is just plain showing off now.

 


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Thu, 09-24-2009 - 9:12am

I live in Utah, USA. When the moon rose last night it was huge and had an orange tint to it; And I wondered if it had anything to do with that red dust in the atmosphere down under.


By the way...if Australia is Down Under, does that mean that the U.S. is Up Over???

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Thu, 09-24-2009 - 9:40am

There are fires still burning in Calif. which would more likely affect Utah. Or it could be a big Harvest Moon.


Where abouts in Utah are you? My DH has loads of family in & around Provo & Salt Lake City.

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Thu, 09-24-2009 - 2:38pm
I live in a teeny tiny postage stamp of a town called Manti. We are located right in the middle of Utah. We're about an hour and a half south of Provo. There is absolutely no shopping here, so when we want to do some serious shopping we go up to the Provo area.
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Thu, 09-24-2009 - 3:35pm

Utah sure has beautiful wide open scenery. DH visited his sister, nieces & nephews this year. I stayed home & had some peaceful alone-time. :)


 


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