Fires and Smoke Across Eastern Asia • Earth.com

Last update: June 27th, 2019 at 7:00 am

Hundreds of forest fires continue to burn across the boreal forests of Russia, releasing thick clouds of smoke that are spreading as far south as South Korea and central China. This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) from the Aqua satellite on May 20, 2003, shows the fires marked with red dots.

Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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