Pretty amazing footage of Dubai sandstorm goes viral

Tis the season to be... sandy
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Pretty amazing footage of Dubai sandstorm goes viral
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It’s sandstorm season. Hurrah! 

On Sunday Dubai residents woke up to a heavy dust storm which made getting out of bed just that little bit harder.

All jokes aside though, inhaling sand is terribly bad for your lungs and the storms can be dangerous – it’s advised you don’t walk outdoors, stay hydrated and consider wearing a face mask.

On the plus side to the bad traffic and flights being delayed, various city inhabitants were able to capture amazing footage of the sandstorm. In particular, Tariq Jaser's Instagram posted these two awe-inspiring videos...

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Pretty impressive, right?

Videos: @tariqjaser