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Weather: Sandstorm

Commuters ride during a dust storm in Bikaner.

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Commuters drive along a road during a dust storm, in Ajmer

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Vehicles move on a road during a dust storm in Jaipur.

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A woman walks on the beach next to a statue of the first Israeli Prime Minister David Ben Gurion, in Tel Aviv, Israel. A harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in the Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky. Dusty winds whipped through Israel and the West Bank as well with hail falling near Tel Aviv and meteorologists announcing that snow was expected later in the day in Jerusalem.

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Vehicles drive during a sandstorm in Cairo, Egypt as a thick sandstorm cloaked parts of the Middle East. Sandstorms and harsh weather are blowing through parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in the Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky and pedestrians used fabrics to cover their faces from the gusts.

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Vehicles drive during a sandstorm in Cairo, Egypt. A harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in the Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky.

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