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Dust Storm Over Arabian Peninsula – May 9th, 2012

24.7N 41.7E

May 9th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Saudi Arabia - May 8th, 2012

Persian Gulf

The main image shows dust blowing over part of Saudi Arabia, east of the Red Sea. The dust is likely from the Rub al Khali Desert, which occupies a great part of the Arabian Peninsula. The detail image shows dust blowing over the Persian Gulf, from the Arabian Peninsula towards Iraq (top left) and Iran (upper right).

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