Burning Man Attendees Bike in Black Rock Desert Dust Storm

Strong winds blew dust across Nevada’s Black Rock Desert as thousands of people were days into the nine-day Burning Man festival, footage shows.

Video posted to YouTube shows attendees making their way through the dust storm. The source said the footage was filmed on Sunday, September 4.

The day before, festival organizers warned of people becoming stranded in their vehicles amid “whiteout conditions,” hours before the main event in which a wooden effigy of a man was set on fire. Credit: Quentin Coyote via Storyful

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