Fire Near Indus River • Earth.com

Last update: June 25th, 2019 at 3:00 pm

At the foothills of the Himalayas, east of the Indus River, numerous agricultural fires continue to burn in northwest India. This image of the fires (red dots) was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on October 29, 2002.

Credit: Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

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