WATCH: Massive Sandstorm Engulfs City

Incredible footage has captured the moment a sandstorm swept over Niger's capital of Niamey in West Africa on Monday.

The impressive sight shows a large wall of sand engulfing buildings as it rolls over the city.

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Sandstorms are common across West Africa during the dry season, which usually lasts from January to April.