Man can do a lot of things. But for sure, nobody can against the natural hazards. Here with some sandstorm photos taken in Iraq. This natural disaster happened in April 26, 2005 at Al Asad, Iraq. Al Asad is where the US set its largest military base in Iraq now. Formerly it was an Iraqi Air Force Air Base.

Sandstorm that was happened in Iraq is a terrible experience for many Iraqi. The first indication of sandstorm attacks usually is a wall of dark purple rolling in that got darkened to almost black as it approached. When the sandstorm comes, those have problem with breathing disorder frequently died as a result of the breathing difficulty.

Sandstorm or dust storm carries sand / dust over large distances. The air was literally filled with a choking, gritty dust that there is no way to keep out of your lungs. What you have to do is to get to an inner room of the house and cover your mouth and nose with a damp handkerchief or napkin. It might save your life.