A gigantic dust storm, resulting from severe drought conditions in the Outback regions, has blanketed Sydney, Australia for the past few days. Some of the photos are eerie:
Downtown Sydney, looking like an episode of CSI: Miami (Photo: H. Matheson)
The Sydney Harbour Bridge disappears into the dust (T. Gerke)
The storm from above (A. Barker)
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