Video: Dry weather and high winds bring dust storms

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A combination of dry weather, bare fields and high winds have brought dust storms across East Anglia.

Even drivers on main roads found visibility suddenly reduced as dust billowed across the road from fields either waiting to be sown or where crops had not started growing.

There were reports of dust clouds this morning on the A14 either side of Bury St Edmunds and along the A11 through the sandy Brecks.

The light soils of the Fens produced the thickest clouds, often burying minor roads like Cook’s Drove near West Row, in our video, which was impassable in a two-wheel drive car.

Showers expected later today may dampen down the dust but bring the new hazard of turning the wind blow soil on the roads to mud.