Evaluate the adverse effects of the dust storms in America in 1930s.
In the 1930s, terrifying dust storms began to blow in the Great Southern plains of America. The black blizzards rolled in, very often and were 7000 to 8000 feet high.
It had following adverse effects in America :
- As the skies darkened and the dust swept in, people were blinded and choked.
- Cattle were suffocated to death, their lungs caked with dust and mud.
- Terrible storms buried fences with sand, covered fields and coated the surfaces of rivers till the fish died.
- Dead bodies of animals and birds were spread all over the area further making it polluted.
- The tractors and machines were clogged with dust and damaged beyond repair.