Dust Storm Over The Arabian Sea • Earth.com

Last update: October 18th, 2019 at 10:01 am

Strong winds swept large plumes of dust off the southern coasts of Iran and Pakistan south and eastward across the Arabian Sea. The black line running vertically through the top center of this scene shows the border between Iran and Pakistan; the easternmost tip of the Arabian Peninsula juts in to the left center of the image.

This true-color image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), flying aboard NASA’s Terra satellite.


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