Fires in Eastern India • Earth.com

Last update: September 21st, 2019 at 9:00 am

In March and April 2003, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometers (MODIS) on the Aqua and Terra satellites 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: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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