City heat cuts through the surrounding fog • Earth.com

Last update: August 19th, 2019 at 5:47 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at the city of New Delhi, India surrounded by fog.

Scientists suspect that while city pollution contributes to fog, that the urban heat island effect helps the fog disappear faster.

This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board the Terra satellite.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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