A wall of sand gathers on the horizon, swiftly gaining momentum and mass, devouring everything in its path. As it approaches, those in the know scramble to their homes for protection, others cover their heads and mouths, and wait for the tempest to subside. For several hours, yellow engulfs the city. Then suddenly, the impetuous force behind this meteorological phenomenon calms. The mile-high cloud of dust once again settles on the land, back where it belongs.
The following are some of the most amazing images of it captured on camera.