A huge storm kicked up dust on the east coast of Australia on Thursday, Oct. 17.
A video published on social media shows a street shrouded in darkness as dust blew in Kingaroy town in Queensland.
The local weather department said the storm had a speed of 89 km (55 mph).
A warning for a broader thunderstorm continued on the coast, including parts of the Capricornia and Wide Bay, Queensland Bureau of Meteorology said on Twitter.
“Damaging winds and large hail possible,” the bureau added.
⚠️WARNING our broader thunderstorm warning continues Sunshine Coast – Emerald, including parts of the Capricornia + Wide Bay. Damaging winds and large hail possible. Earlier, a storm at Kingaroy with an 89km/h gust kicked up plenty of dust off dry paddocks. #QldStorm pic.twitter.com/zpdbbSHQbX
— Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland (@BOM_Qld) October 17, 2019
Lorenz Duchamps contributed to this report.