Sydney Dust Storm 2009: Mars on Earth

Yesterday Sydney, Australia was overtaken by it’s worst dust storm in years, overtaking the city’s monuments and sinking deep within its buildings and underground railroad.

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Yesterday Sydney, Australia was overtaken by it’s worst dust storm in years, overtaking the city’s monuments and sinking deep within its buildings and underground railroad. The dust produced an alien orange hue to the sky, reminiscent of the skies of Mars. The storm drove photographers into the streets to capture the once-in-a-lifetime event, when Sydney was overcome by a palpable dust that blotted out the sun. [via Flickr]

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