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Tehran, Iran, Engulfed By Massive Dust Storm; Up to Five Deaths Reported - Killer Haboob Strikes Published: June 2, 2014

A massive dust storm engulfed Tehran late Monday afternoon, killing up to five people and creating an apocalyptic scene in the Iranian capital.

“The skies over Tehran suddenly turned black as a wall of sand hit the city from the west, my wife called me to come home 'now',” tweeted Thomas Erdbrink, Tehran bureau chief for the New York Times.

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