Dramatic video shows a massive wall of dust engulfing an entire town

Dramatic video shows a massive wall of dust engulfing an entire town and turning it red in minutes amid thunderstorms in Australia Locals in Nyngan, New South Wales, watched dumbfounded as the dust crept in  The freak weather is believed to be caused by winds from nearby thunderstorms  David Motley said he was yesterday forced to 'save the house' from the storm

By Jack Elsom For Mailonline

Published: 16:36 GMT, 17 January 2020 | Updated: 16:39 GMT, 17 January 2020

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This is the eerie moment an imposing dust cloud billows across the plains of Australia and within minutes swallows up the landscape in a thick red fog.

Locals in Nyngan, New South Wales, watched dumbfounded as the wall of dust loomed in on them.

The freak weather is believed to be caused by winds from nearby thunderstorms and dry conditions. 

David Motley, who filmed the dust cloud for the second day running, said he was yesterday forced to 'save the house' from the storm. 

A wall of dust in Nyngan, New South Wales, creeps across the plains as locals watch dumbfounded

A wall of dust in Nyngan, New South Wales, creeps across the plains as locals watch dumbfounded

During a commentary on his video, he said: 'Here we are again, I know it's probably boring everybody but it's our second day in a row. 

'It's run around us and then come back out to the East which is majorly unusual, it never

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