Fires in Eastern India • Earth.com

Last update: June 19th, 2019 at 9:00 am

On March 6, 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite detected scores of smoky fires (red dots) burning in eastern India south of the Ganges River (upper right). Smoke is wafting out over the Bay of Bengal (right).

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

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