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22 Feb 2020 15:51
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A giant dust storm that's rolled through Dubbo, in New South Wales' central west, is being called apocalyptic

    A giant dust storm that's rolled through Dubbo, in New South Wales' central west, is being called apocalyptic


    Some communities were fully blanketed in thick orange dust - brought by wind gusts exceeding 100 kilometres an hour in places.

    But Sky News Meteorologist Rob Sharpe says the dust storm is a stark reminder of the drought that continues in the region..

    Meanwhile, Melbourne has been struck by lightning and golfball-sized hailstones with thunderstorms forecast to continue this afternoon.

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