Australian outback town blanketed in dust storm

The Australian outback town of Broken Hill was blanketed in dust as storms swept over parts of the New South Wales state on Wednesday.

Police have asked motorists to be careful as visibility was reduced to about 200 metres in parts of the area.

It's the second time the town has been affected since Sunday.

Intense dust storms have also engulfed towns in South Australia and Victoria states, local media reported.