Dust Storm in Sudan

Dust Storm in Sudan

A large dust storm blew across Sudan on June 19, 2010. The tan cloud of dust blurs the landscape in this natural-color image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite. The cloud of dust extends from just west of the Nile River to the Red Sea, across a distance of more than 700 kilometers.

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  • Data Date:

    June 19, 2010
  • Visualization Date:

    June 21, 2010
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration