Examples of sandstorm in a Sentence
They were caught in a sandstorm.
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Hundreds of tumbleweeds cross Texas road in eerie spectacle The construction crew decided to film the intense sandstorm.
Years later, Sanchez led a surprise tank and infantry raid in a sandstorm on an Iraqi base in Nasiriyah, destroying most of the enemy tank battalion.
The moment, which takes place in a sandstorm on Tatooine immediately after Han is rescued from Jabba the Hutt, is far more impactful than the scene actually in the film, which is just the two men talking over the radio.
And the loose soil, combined with Iceland's strong winds, has led to sandstorms that can further damage the land — and even blast the paint off cars.
Beginning around 1665, a series of sandstorms like nothing seen before buffeted the island, burying homes, destroying fertile soil, and eventually forcing the townspeople to flee.
In the huge sandstorm of 1882, the farm and much of the surrounding area was buried.
And the storm’s impact was felt as far away as London, where the sky turned a smoky shade of orange from dust from Sahara sandstorms and wildfires in Portugal and Spain carried north by Ophelia’s powerful winds.
Weather records from the time match these sandstorms with unusually windy conditions caused by the little ice age.
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