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Dust Near Bab-el-Mandeb Strait

13.4N 42.5E

June 7th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Dust Over Red Sea and Gulf of Aden - June 6th, 2012

Dust blows over the Red Sea (upper left) and the Gulf of Aden (center to right), between the Arabian Peninsula (above) and the African continent (below). The dust is thickest over the southern reaches of the Red Sea, between the coasts of Yemen (above) and Eritrea (below), near the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait. Dust also hangs in the air over Ethiopia (lower left quadrant) and Somalia (lower right quadrant).

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