Dust Storm in Baghdad Bathes Iraqi Capital in Orange Hue

A dust storm turned the sky over Baghdad orange on Monday, May 16, shutting down transport and obstructing visibility around Iraq.

This footage, captured by Omar Hadi, shows orange-colored scenes in Baghdad near the Tigris river on Monday morning.

According to local reports, Iraq’s Ministry of Transport suspended all port operations due to the severity of the storms. Credit: Omar Hadi via Storyful

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