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Australian dust storms

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
At one point, up to 75,000 tons of dust per hour was blowing across Sydney

Photo: Kirsty Komuso/Flickr

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There goes the neighborhood

At one point, up to 75,000 tons of dust per hour was blowing across Sydney before being dumped in the Pacific Ocean. The exact amount of dust dumped on Sydney is still being calculated.