All posts tagged “Dust Storm

A scene from another planet

January 2019 | Manama, Bahrain

It’s not just noise. It’s dust. Thick and heavy in the air. It makes the landscape look like something from another planet. Or possibly another time. In this case, definitely another planet. From the roof of the building, it looks like this scene was from […]

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Shamal of a Weekend

Shamal of a Weekend

The weekend has been shrouded in dust driven by one hell of a shamal. The wind was blowing so strongly on Saturday morning, the whistling it created through the balcony doors actually woke me up. My living room sounded like it was possessed. It’s a […]

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Hazy, lazy, Bahrain

Bahrain in Photos: Dust

Dust storms aren’t uncommon in Bahrain. Far from a weekly, or even monthly occurrence. But I’ve got used to seeing “widespread dust” as a weather forecast on my phone. They can last an entire day, or be burned up in the midday sun. Sometimes the […]

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