blowing east from Australia's dry interior — parched even further by the worst drought on record — covered dozens of towns and cities in two states as snatched up tons of topsoil, threw it high into the sky and carried it hundreds of miles (kilometers).International flights were diverted from Sydney to other cities — three from were turned around altogether — and domestic schedules were thrown into chaos as operations at Sydney Airport were curtailed by unsafe visibility levels. Passenger ferries on the city's famous harbor were also stopped for several hours for safety reasons." (Source Yahoo)
The last time I've heard of Mother Nature's blow at Sydney was the hailstorm last year and it caused some damages to lives and properties of residents including My Sayang's car.
I am just too glad this time my Prince, Mummy Carol and Buzzy were unharmed.