Greater City Providence

Why is environmental devastation so often so beautiful?

Sydney dust storm.

Photo (cc) jtinaustralia

Eastern Australia is being impacted by a large dust storm turning the skies over Sydney red. The storm is certainly not good for the lungs of Sydneysiders, but the images are undeniably stunning (and scary).’s Big Picture has a collection of photos here.
The Sydney Morning Herald has extensive coverage.

And here are some more photos from Flickr:

IMG_1783 - Dustday in laundry2 (23 September, 2009)

Photo (cc) Mezza

Dust Storm - Opera House

Photo (cc) NSW Maritime

Red Dust Luna Park

Photo (cc) iansand


Photo (cc) Nic Hanson

More from Flickr.

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

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