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September 23rd 2009. Eastern Australia experienced the worst dust storms in living memory. This weather system also triggered and extremely rare Southerly Morning Glory. Southerly Morning Glory Cloud Dust Storm

This image was taken at 10am. The Morning Glory travelled through Burketown about 6.30am and by 10am it had travelled nearly half way to New Guinea. Southerly Morning Glory Cloud Dust Storm

This sequence of MSL synoptic charts below show the progress of a deep low pressure system and associated cold front which produced the strong winds and dust storms over nearly the entire east coast. Click the buttons on the top left to shuffle through the charts around this time.

MSLP Analysis (Manual) Australian Region