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Dust Spreading Northwestward from Egypt – January 15th, 2011

31.9N 29.5E

January 15th, 2011 Category: Deserts, Dust Storms, Image of the day

Egypt - December 27th, 2010

Faint streaks can be seen in a plume of dust spreading from the Nile River Delta in northern Egypt, to the northwest, across the Mediterranean Sea.

In the full image, streaks in the Sahara Desert southwest of the delta may also indicate sands being blown in a northwesterly direction.

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