Dust storm, wind arrives after hot Mildura day

This afternoon's dust storm from Deakin Avenue. Picture: Megan Frankel-Vaughan

This afternoon's dust storm from Deakin Avenue. Picture: Megan Frankel-Vaughan

MILDURA was hit by a dust storm and strong wind late this afternoon, with the Bureau of Meteorology recording a wind gust of 87km/h at 4.32pm.

The dust storm's arrival coincided with a cool change that saw the temperature drop by almost 11C between 4pm and 5pm.

Mildura's temperature peaked at 44.5C earlier in the day at 2.45pm.

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