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Australian dust storms

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
Sydney Harbour Bridge and North Sydney Olympic pool covered in dust

Photo: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

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Bridge to nowhere

The dust set off smoke alarms in some buildings in Sydney's central business district and halted construction. This is a view of Sydney Harbour Bridge and North Sydney Olympic pool.