A huge sandstorm hit Dubai, the biggest city in the United Arab Emirates, on Thursday.
The storm travelled east to Dubai after hitting Saudi Arabia hard Wednesday.
Here's the city's gorgeous skyline on a normal day.
The difference is remarkable.
Visibility is so low that drivers are being warned to take precautions, Reuters reported.
A 24-year-old was airlifted to a hospital after a sandstorm-caused traffic accident, BBC News reported.
And both local airports are dealing with delayed and cancelled flights, Dubai Airports said on their website.
Hospitals saw an increased number of patients with trouble breathing, the Associated Press reported.
It's not hard to see why.
Julie Kliegman is a News Fellow and is based in New York.
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