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Parallel Rows of Dust Over Arabian Sea – December 29th, 2012

23.8N 64.3E

December 29th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms, Image of the day

India and Pakistan – December 28th, 2012

Dust blows over Afghanistan (top center) and off the coasts of Iran (left) and Pakistan (right). Air currents cause it to form long, parallel rows rather than an indistinct cloud. The dust reaches far over the Arabian Sea, where it is then swept westwards towards the Arabian Peninsula.

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