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{{InShort|Haboob| is an arabic word meaning "strong wind" and the term, when applied to a sand or dust storm tends to be mean a storm generated by a Gust Front.}}  
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{{InShort|Haboob| is an arabic word meaning "strong wind" and is an intense [[Gust Front]] associated with a [[Sand Storm|sand or dust storm]].}}  
 
 
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[[File:800px-Sandstorm.jpg|500px|A massive dust storm cloud (haboob) close to enveloping a military camp as it rolls over Al Asad, Iraq, just before nightfall on April 27, 2005. DoD photo by Corporal Alicia M. Garcia, U.S. Marine Corps. (Released)]]
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Revision as of 15:10, 15 December 2010

Definition

An intense Sand Storm.

Description

Haboob [[Means:: is an arabic word meaning "strong wind" and is an intense Gust Front associated with a sand or dust storm.]]

A massive dust storm cloud (haboob) close to enveloping a military camp as it rolls over Al Asad, Iraq, just before nightfall on April 27, 2005. DoD photo by Corporal Alicia M. Garcia, U.S. Marine Corps. (Released)