A farmer shovels sand away from his storage house at the fringe of a desert in Minqin county,

 
A farmer shovels sand away from his storage house at the fringe of a desert in Minqin county,
A farmer shovels sand away from his storage house at the fringe of a desert in Minqin county, Gansu province, April 4, 2010. Another eight to 10 sandstorms are expected to hit North China in April and May as a result of the frequent cold spells, China Daily reported. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA