Dust Storm off Egypt • Earth.com

Last update: June 19th, 2019 at 9:00 am

On Febuary 6, 2003, strong winds blew Saharan dust from Libya and Egypt out across the Mediterranean Sea. The plume can be seen in the above image acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua spacecraft.

Credit: Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

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