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Dust Over Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

12.5N 42.8E

March 27th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Dust Over Arabian Peninsula - March 24th, 2012

The dust storm that has been raging over the Arabian Peninsula over the last week (click here for previous images) appears to have finally subsided, although a thin veil of dust can still be observed over the Red Sea (upper left) and the Gulf of Aden (center to right), stretching across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen to Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia.

Thin Veil of Dust Still in Air Over Persian Gulf

24.0N 50.2E

March 27th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Dust Over Arabian Peninsula - March 23rd, 2012

Although no thick plumes of dust are visible as the sand storm that has been afflicting the Middle East over the last week (click here for previous images) appears to be losing intensity, a think veil of dust can still be observed over Iran (above), the Persian Gulf (upper left quadrant) and the Arabian Peninsula (below). Dust can be seen spreading over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman in the upper half of the image, and off the coast of Oman near the border with Yemen in the lower part of the image.

Dust Blowing Off Coast of Morocco – March 26th, 2012

28.2N 12.8W

March 26th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Dust and Smoke Over West Africa - March 22nd, 2012

Dust continues to blow off the coast of West Africa (click here for previous images), although the storm appears to be calming in intensity. Here, a thin veil of dust can be seen blowing off the coast of Western Sahara and Morocco, and over the Canary Islands. Visible in the upper part of the image, unaffected by the dust storm, are part of the Iberian Peninsula and the Strait of Gibraltar, separating the continents of Europe and Africa.

Dust Storm Over Arabian Peninsula Waning

22.6N 53.5E

March 26th, 2012 Category: Dust Storms

Dust Over Arabian Peninsula - March 22nd, 2012

Although the dust storm that has been affecting the Middle East over the last week appears to be waning (click here for previous images), a thin veil of dust can be seen blowing across the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Visible through the dust are sediments from the Shatt al’ Arab entering the northern part of the Persian Gulf, as well as a range of mountains parallel to the northeastern coast of Oman.

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).