Scattered Fires Across Eastern South Africa • Earth.com

Last update: June 20th, 2019 at 2:17 pm

Compared to the image from the previous day, this true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from the Aqua satellite on November 8, 2002, indicates that the highest concentration of fires (red dots) burning in South Africa has shifted from east of Lesotho (circular country near bottom of image) to west of Swaziland (circular country near right center edge).

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

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