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dust storm

Translation of dust storm in Spanish:

noun

  • tormenta (feminine) de polvo
    Example sentences
    • The Chinook crashed in a dust storm 80 miles southwest of the capital city of Kabul.
    • The city witnessed an unprecedented dust storm and gusty winds, followed by torrential rain, on Monday evening, throwing life out of gear.
    • The drought claimed another victim on Wednesday - thousands of tonnes of topsoil, picked up by strong westerly winds and turned into a dust storm that covered a large part of NSW and southern Queensland.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.