'Extremely Hazardous' Dust Storm Blankets Dubai

A dust storm – which made local air quality “extremely hazardous” – has blanketed the United Arab Emirates, as footage from Dubai on May 18 shows.

According to UAE’s National News air quality was reported as dropping so low in Abu Dhabi that it was described as “extremely hazardous.”

The National Center of Meteorology reported the dust storm will continue into next week according to the Khaleej Times. Credit: Muhammed Nazim via Storyful

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