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Airplane makes difficult landing amid swirling sandstorm at Saudi Jazan airport

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A sandstorm left a plane shaking violently as it attempted a landing at Jazan Airport in southern Saudi Arabia.

A video, widely circulated by two Saudi twitter users, showed scenes of the approaching storm from the runway.

The pilot of the plane managed to land safely.

The weather across several Saudi cities has been dire in recent days with several areas of the kingdom experiencing heavy showers, winds and dust storms.