Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Riyadh: Dessert storm in the capital of Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
March 10 2009, Arab news... the storm hit in Riyadh engulfed buildings and caused huge traffic jams. and Riyadh's airport was forced to half flights cause by the swirling of dust blacked out the visibility from the control tower and on the main runways. outbound flights has been suspended, some flights were diverted to the other airports in the kingdom. Motorists said visibility on motorways was reduced a few meters as the storm blew in.

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Visibility would drop to zero.


Dust Up: Saudis take photographs of the kingdom tower. down right motorists slowdown while the cars jam in the highway as a sandstorm color their view.

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there were no serious incident happened carried by traffic department.

A Saudi covers his face with his traditional headdress as the sandstorm colors the sky


a traditional Saudi head dress cover Shemagh.


Dust from the sky...


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