Wide-range windstorm in Syria | Warnings of dust storm in east Syria region • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Wide-range windstorm in Syria | Warnings of dust storm in east Syria region

Most areas of Syria are witnessing a dust storm, which will reach it’s peak during the upcoming hours and tomorrow, while the dust storm is concentrated in Deir Ezzor city and areas in eastern of Syria, amid instructions for residents to wear face masks and close windows and doors to prevent entry of dust to their houses due to its negative effect on health and respiratory system.

A few hours ago, weather forecasts warned of intense dust storms in most areas of Al-Raqqa, Deir Ezzor, the desert, parts of Al-Hasakah and the countryside of the eastern provinces as a result of the extreme winds that reach 70 kilometers per hour.

The death toll of the powerful dust storm that struck areas in eastern Syria has risen to seven people, including two children and a woman, in Deir Ezzor province due to suffocation. This dust storm left nearly 200 people, including women and children, injured.

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