By Steve Dellar  |  02-21-2018   News
Photo credit: Credit - Twitter @QldPolice and @RoyalFlyingDoc

An Australian town in south-west Queensland got hit by a never-before seen storm that covered the outback community completely in orange dust.

The imagery captured from a plane us truly stunning and we invite you to watch the videos.

The storm swept through Charleville knocking down trees and causing minor damage in its path.

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Charleville</a> has been transformed into an apocalyptic sea of orange, as a dust storm whips through the south-western <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Queensland</a> town: <a href=""></a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; ABC Emergency (@ABCemergency) <a href="">February 20, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Many of the locals posted pictures and videos on social media.

Mr Harry Clark, who works for Australia's Bureau of Meteorology, said: "We do see a fair few dust events through the western parts of Queensland because it is such a dry and hot place, but it's definitely one of the more impressive events of the last few years."

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">What is the best way to deal with a <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#duststorm</a>? Hope that you have closed the windows at home and find the closest Pilot. Good news our nurses in <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Charleville</a> know who to call. Video filmed on the way home from a clinic in <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Windorah</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Royal Flying Doctor (@RoyalFlyingDoc) <a href="">February 20, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Local resident Ms Paige Donald said: "We heard thunder, so we went outside…and we turned around and there was this big red dust storm coming along."

"Our eyes are covered in dust."

Ms Sonja Street said on Facebook: "I didn't close the bedroom window before I went to work this morning! Nothing that the washing machine won't fix."


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