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Dust Plume Blowing Due East Off Arabian Peninsula – March 25th, 2012

20.5N 56.1E

March 25th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms, Image of the day

Dust Over Arabian Peninsula - March 21st, 2012

In the lower part of this image, dust blows off the coasts of Yemen and Oman, forming a plume that spreads horizontally over the Arabian Sea. In the upper part of the image, a veil of dust blows off the coasts of Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman, northwards across the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, towards Iran. (Click here for previous images of this dust storm that has been afflicting the region over the past week).

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