Photos:Tehran sandstorm kills 5, injures 44 others

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Iran’s capital of Tehran has been engulfed by a thick sandstorm on Monday, 5 died and 44 injured so far.

A horrifying thick sand storm hit Tehran Monday evening around 5 p.m. During the storm which lasted for less than two hours, the sky filled with red and black sands from gigantic clouds that blocked the sun.

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The thick sandstorm made it hard to see the sky and the temperature decreased by fifteen degrees.

Cars hit other cars in chain accident on highways and many trees broke and fell down, killing and injuring several people.

The wind speed reached 130 Km per hour which caused trees breaking that knocked into some shop windows and shattered it.

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The storm is predicted to continue on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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