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A giant wall of dust hit Metropolitan Phoenix for the third time within the last six weeks.
The dust storm, known as a haboob, was 1,000 feet high and traveled at least 50 miles into metro Phoenix and neighboring Pinal County on Thursday evening.
Weather experts said such huge dust storms only happen in Arizona, Africa’s Sahara desert and parts of the Middle East.
Flights were delayed and some people were without electricity because of the dust storm.
Homes were damaged, roofs were torn off businesses, trees landed on top of homes and a junior high school has part of its roof missing in the city of Eloy, in Pinal County.
Pollution levels was very high during dust storms and caused breathing problems for people with asthma and other similar conditions.