How Do Sandstorms Form?


Sandstorms usually form in dry desert areas. High winds across the sand picking up the loose, dry top layers of sand and blow it violently across the land, resulting in a cloud that can block visibility, cover roads and oases, and sometimes result in a 'sand-blasting effect' that can erode objects. Sandstorms can last for minutes, hours, or even days.
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It can be done by using Dynamic Parameterization feature of SandStorm.
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