Dust Storm Rolls Across The Arabian Peninsula

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometers (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites captured a view of a massive wall of dust pushing southeast across the Arabian Peninsula on April 2, 2015.

arabian-peninsula_dust-storm_2_modis_nasaTerra acquired the upper image at 7:10 Universal Time (10:10 a.m. local time). Aqua captured the lower image about three hours later. Turn on the comparison tool to slide between the two images.


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