Saturday, 9 July 2011

Dust storm sweeps through Phoenix area



-- ADDS DATE AND OBJECT NAME -- A dust storm known as a "habub" rolls into downtown Phoenix on Tuesday night, July 5, 2011, bringing strong winds and low visibility. Habubs are part of Arizona's annua




A mile-high wall of billowing dust covered Phoenix this week, halting flights, knocking out power and turning swimming pools into mud pits. See more photos: http://yhoo.it/pa4Ek4 (AP/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)


A giant dust storm covers Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday, July 5, 2011. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)
A giant dust storm covers Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday, July 5, 2011. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)