Dust Storm Over Sudan • Earth.com

Last update: June 26th, 2019 at 8:00 pm

A large dust storm (tan pixels) was blowing southward over the country of Sudan, in northeast Africa, on March 26, 2003. Also visible in this scene, a number of fires (indicated by red pixels) are burning in the southeastern (lower right) region of the country.

The high-resolution image provided above is 500 meters per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at MODIS? maximum spatial resolution of 250 meters.

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

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