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Dust Storm Spreads from Afghanistan into Pakistan

July 1st, 2009 Category: Dust Storms

Dust over Afghanistan and Pakistan - June 30th, 2009

Dust over Afghanistan and Pakistan - June 30th, 2009

Dust plumes

Dust plumes

A dust storm blows particles from Afghanistan into Pakistan. Two main plumes of dust are visible sweeping over the border in an southeasterly arch.

The close-up focuses on the main plumes, showing the movement of the dust particles as they are carried by strong air currents.

Upon opening the full image, dust can also be seen blowing to the northeast over the coast of Oman (below).

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