Sandstorm in Egypt
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Sandstorm and high winds in Middle East

A sandstorm with winds reaching 100km an hour is causing disruption across the Middle East.

Egypt has temporarily closed two of its seaports due to strong waves. The sea defences along Beirut's famous Corniche have been damaged and flights to and from the airport at Eilat in Israel have been grounded.

A windswept Quentin Sommerville reports from Jerusalem.

  • 11 Feb 2015
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