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‘Massive’ dust storm engulfs Phoenix

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After the floods, tornadoes, wildfires and crippling blizzards that have ravaged the U.S. this year, an enormous wave of dust rolling in and erasing an entire city would not have been a welcome sight.

But the massive dust storm – as awesome and apocalyptic as it looks – proved little more than an inconvenience to the residents of Phoenix, Arizona, as it bore down upon them yesterday afternoon.

The dust storm, or ‘habub’ as it is often known, is a regular feature of the U.S. state’s ‘monsoon’ season, which lasts until the end of September.

Full story: End of the world? No, just the start of Arizona’s monsoon season as massive dust storm rolls in from the desert and engulfs Phoenix

Watch Massive dust storm rolls through Phoenix: