Watch: Sandstorms from China Strike JapanYellow sand forces many indoors on unseasonably warm day
Sandstorms from China swept across eastern Japan this weekend, cutting visibility and forcing many indoors. Those who ventured outside often wore masks. The yellow dust originated in China's northern provinces and Mongolia. In Tokyo, Sunday reached a high of 25 degrees Celsius (77 Fahrenheit) - the warmest in March since recordkeeping began in 1876, according to national broadcaster NHK.
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