Dust Blows as High Winds Hit Newfoundland and Labrador

Strong winds carried dust through Newfoundland and Labrador on Wednesday, April 20, as parts of the region saw gusts exceeding 100 km/hour, according to reports.

Donnie O’Keefe said this dashcam footage was recorded in Corner Brook, on the west coast of Newfoundland. Video shows dust and particles flying as O’Keefe drove at 8:16 am Wednesday morning.

“Not the snowstorm I like,” O’Keefe wrote on Twitter.

Wind warnings were in effect for parts of western Newfoundland through Wednesday, according to CBC. Gusts exceeding 100 km/hour (approximately 62.1 miles/hour) were reported Wednesday on the Trans-Canada Highway as drivers between Tompkins and Cape Ray were urged to pull over. Credit: Donnie O’Keefe via Storyful

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