mockturtle (hellblazer06) wrote,
mockturtle
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Life on Mars

Well, it's all clear now, sigh. It kinda went all ochre yellow, then the next time I glanced up, it was gone. apparently it has gone up to visit Brissie before heading off to New Zealand. The last time this happened we turned Mt Cook pink and they weren't best pleased. If I remember rightly, those late 80s dust storms ended up in the National Geographic and were one of the first major incidents that got folks seriously thinking about climate change.

Brisbane's CBD cloaked in dust
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/photogallery/national/sydneys-red-dawn-heads-for-brisbane/20090923-g0x8.html?selectedImage=0

Dust turns Sydney sky red
http://www.smh.com.au/photogallery/environment/dust-turns-sydney-sky-red/20090923-g0tw.html?selectedImage=0

Sydney, NSW dust storm
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/gallery/gallery-e6frewxi-1225778417848?page=1

Sydney and parts of NSW shrouded in dust
http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/-/latest/6090344/sydney-red-dust-shrouded
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