Sandstorm and crosswinds cause chaos and crashes at the Dubai Tour (video)

Sandy musettes as feed zone is particularly badly hit

A sandstorm hits the peloton on stage three of the Dubai Tour

(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Corbis via Getty Images)

Riders had to deal with unfamiliar conditions at the Dubai Tour on stage three as a sandstorm hit the race.

The 200km stage crossed the width of the United Arab Emirates, and with the feed station positioned in a remote part of the desert, it was here that the worst conditions were found.

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