Examples of sandstorm in a Sentence
They were caught in a sandstorm.
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Meanwhile, the massive sandstorm that caused one of NASA’s rovers Opportunity to shut down, is still raging.
Egypt's weather agency says a sandstorm has hit parts of the country, closing several highways in the southern provinces, days after rare heavy rainfall pummeled the capital of Cairo and other parts of the North African country.
Just 10 days ago, more than 134 people were reportedly killed in a sandstorm in Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.
Visuals obtained by The Associated Press show a sandstorm rolling in over the southern city of Aswan on Monday.
Even after settlers more or less eradicated the natives, growing cotton and grazing cattle were iffy propositions, given the frequency of drought and sandstorms.
In 2005, 31 people died when another CH-53E helicopter went down in Iraq during a sandstorm, according to AP.
In 2005, 31 people died when a CH-53E helicopter went down in Iraq during a sandstorm.
Voting was extended by an hour on Wednesday after a sandstorm lashed Cairo, keeping some people from polls, officials said.
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SANDSTORM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sandstorm for English Language Learners
: an occurrence in which very strong winds blow sand around very forcefully in the desert
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