Incredible footage of the NSW dust storm

By Australian Geographic 20 January 2020
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The dust storm moved fast over the town of Parkes, NSW.

Footage courtesy of Trudie Varcoe.

Large-scale dust storms have descended on central New South Wales, turning day into night.

This footage, captured by Parks local Trudie Varcoe, shows the dust storm rushing over the central-west town at 6:20 pm last night (19 January).

The dust storms affecting central western New South Wales are said to be a direct consequence of two years of drought and greatly diminished vegetative cover on the soil surface.