Photographer's Note


This is not a sepia presentation. This is a real photo of a dust storm currently happening in SE Australia. Please check this.

The picture was taken today at 1pm at Woody Point – Redcliffe Peninsula in Queensland.

The Wikipedia says: A dust storm or sandstorm is a meteorological phenomenon common in arid and semi-arid regions and arises when a gust front passes or when the wind force exceeds the threshold value where loose sand and dust are removed from the dry surface. Particles are transported by saltation and suspension, causing soil erosion from one place and deposition in another.


Note: there is no mistake in the date taken and posted. It simply is a matter of different time zones. Currently, it is 4:20pm, 23 September 2009, in Queensland, Australia.

WS: The same spot 24 four hours after the dust storm of previous day. What a difference!!!

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