An enormous mud storm turned a city within the Australian outback orange earlier this week.
The mud storm hit the city of Charleville, in south western Queensland on Tuesday, the BBC reported.
Some bushes had been knocked over by the storm, which triggered minor injury.
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Pictures of the city eerily blanketed in orange mud had been posted on social media. “Feeling dusty on a Tuesday afternoon? Spare a thought for #Charleville in the intervening time. Visibility is low so take care on the roads!” warned Queensland Police in posts on Fb and Twitter.
The Queensland Bureau of Meteorology tweeted high-resolution satellite tv for pc pictures of the mud storm. “Gusty outflow from close by storms kicked up loads of mud and knocked over bushes within the space,” it defined.
Australia’s Royal Flying Physician service tweeted an unbelievable video captured from an plane flying over the huge orange mud cloud.
Native resident Bec Brayley additionally tweeted unbelievable ‘earlier than and after’ photographs from the storm.
Citing Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, the BBC reported that the mud storm was estimated to be 124 miles broad, with winds of as much as 60 mph.
Big mud storms usually are not unusual in Australia. In 2013, for instance, an eye-popping purple mud storm hit the west of the nation.
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