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Dust And Haze

Summertime Moroccan Dust Reaches Spain
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Summertime Moroccan Dust Reaches Spain

Lofting dust to altitudes above the clouds, a high-pressure system carried dust from Morocco to Spain.

Published Aug 7, 2018

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze

Sandy Shamal Season
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Sandy Shamal Season

Summer brings persistent northwest winds to the Arabian Peninsula—which often means skies full of dust and sand.

Published Aug 1, 2018

Image of the Day Land Water Dust and Haze

Here Comes the Saharan Dust
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Here Comes the Saharan Dust

The dust in the skies over the Caribbean and Southern United States has distant origins.

Published Jul 1, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze Remote Sensing

Waves of Dust Over the Red Sea
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Waves of Dust Over the Red Sea

Gravity waves in the atmosphere were made visible by dust blowing from the Sahara Desert.

Published Jun 15, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Dust and Haze

Powerful Dust Storms in Western Asia
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Powerful Dust Storms in Western Asia

Winds approached hurricane-force during the late-May event.

Published Jun 3, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze Severe Storms Human Presence