Dust Storm Over the Persian Gulf • Earth.com

Last update: June 15th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

A dust storm first imaged on April 16, 2003, had progressed south and east by April 17, and was draped over Saudi Arabia, the Persian Gulf, and Iran in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite.

Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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