A massive sandstorm has engulfed Kuwait in minutes this afternoon. Armed with cameras, Kuwaiti netizens gave us a glimpse of their experience as day turned into night.
Alkulaib shares this ‘unbelievable’ video with us:
Here's another video by iGhaZy, showing the impact of the storm on Jahra:
User adua110 shares this video, showing the Kuwait skyline as the sandstorm closed in:
On Facebook, users shared this video showing drivers in traffic as the storm descended on them.
A bigger selection of the videos uploaded on the Kuwait sandstorm can be found here.
On Twitter, users from Kuwait shared many pictures of the storm. Here's a selection:
@stinni: Dust storm rolling into kuwait. http://t.co/gQafkwk
@malook_alm: @andriianagc see what's happen in kuwait ;( #prayforkuwait http://yfrog.com/h3nh1waj
@Nawaf_Madridi: @wheezywaiter Wheezy check this out !! .. Dust in kuwait now ! http://yfrog.com/h7zyntuj
@bose3da: The dust had no mercy on Kuwait from 5 pm till now but God overwhelmed us with all mercies http://t.co/W87KY2l
@Alialrayes: Kuwait airport covered with dust http://yfrog.com/gylv5ckj
@Mp3_Q8: Kuwait Airport Now!! http://yfrog.com/hsw9xapj
@Nowchi: OMG !!! Huge sand Storm In Kuwait .. ( That's Scary ) ;O =S http://yfrog.com/h0pwleij
@SanaaQureshi_: Sandstorm in #Kuwait. Prayers for the people, may Allah keep them all safe iA. http://twitpic.com/4d6kpz
@Asraathelady: Big sand storm in kuwait for the first time .. Friday 25th 2011 .. We won't forget http://yfrog.com/h2mjwrkj
@carbon77: Kuwait suffering the sand storm! http://yfrog.com/hsomciej
@LAYLA_HN: OH MY!!!!!! .. Where's this?!!! Kuwait?!! http://plixi.com/p/86775874