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==Definition==
 
==Definition==
 
 
An intense [[Sand Storm]].
 
An intense [[Sand Storm]].
  
 
==Description==
 
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{{InShort|Haboob| is an arabic word meaning "strong wind" and is an intense Gust Front associated with a sand or dust storm.}}
  
{{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|none|thumb|400px|alt=haboob|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)]]
 
 
[[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)]]
 
  
 
==Related Articles==
 
==Related Articles==
 
 
*[[Gustnado]]
 
*[[Gustnado]]
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*[[Gust Front]]
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*[[Sand Storm]]

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Definition

An intense Sand Storm.

Description

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

haboob
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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