Orange snow in eastern Europe • Earth.com

Last update: October 20th, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at snow cover in eastern Europe and Russia that has been tinted orange.

Strong winds kicked up large amounts of dust from the Sahara Desert that blew across the Mediterranean Sea and fell on Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, and Russia, turning the snow a slight orange color.

This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board the Aqua satellite.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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