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Dust Storm Over Arabian Peninsula Progresses

February 13th, 2009 Category: Dust Storms

Dust Storm over Arabian Peninsula - February 13th, 2009

Dust Storm over Arabian Peninsula - February 13th, 2009

Close-up 1

Close-up 1

Close-up 2

Close-up 2

Close-up 3

Close-up 3

The dust storm that has been brewing over the Arabian Peninsula for the last few days is still veiling the skies above the area. The storm spread to the Middle East from Africa.

The first close-up show streaks in the sand blowing off the coast of Oman, into the Gulf of Oman.

The second focuses on the sand clouding the view of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates as dust particles are carried over the Persian Gulf.

The final close-up depicts the swirled patterns winds are causing in the sand blowing off the southern coast of Oman.

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