Sandstorms have covered the north of China

Sandstorm in Hohhot of Inner Mongolia.  April 2011.  Photo from

Starting on 16 April, in many parts of northern China raging dust storms, accompanied by gale-force winds. In Beijing, felled many trees, collapsed fence to take life doubles.

Sandstorm in Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province.  April 2011.  Photo from

As reported by the Chinese media in Beijing is the third sandstorm this year. Dasinhuan The village, located in a suburb of the capital, a hurricane fence blocked the construction site. Fence collapsed on the trailer builders, completely destroying it. Inside were 10 people, two of them life could not be saved.

After a sandstorm in Beijing.  April 2011.  Photo: ChinaFotoPress/2011 Getty Images

Sand storms also took place in the provinces of Gansu, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, and others.

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