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Smoke Over Isthmus of Tehuantepec – May 20th, 2013

17.0N 95.6W

May 20th, 2013 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Mexico – May 19th, 2013

Fires across southern Mexico continue to blaze, creating a thick cloud of smoke over the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and the Yucatán Peninsula that also is blowing northward over the Gulf of Mexico. Red markers show the positions of individual fires through the veil of smoke.

Mexico Still Enveloped in Smoke

16.6N 94.7W

May 10th, 2013 Category: Fires

Mexico – May 9th, 2013

Strong winds continue to blow smoke from wildfires in southern Mexico over much of the country, the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Due to the time of year, the fires were likely set by farmer in order to clear land for planting.

Thick Haze Over Mexico Due to Smoke from Fires – May 9th, 2013

16.1N 96.3W

May 9th, 2013 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Mexico – May 8th, 2013

Haze from hundreds of wildfires blazing across southern Mexico, particularly along the country’s southern shoreline, contribute to a thick cloud of smoke that hangs over the region. Here, strong winds also blow a grey plume of smoke offshore, due southwest over the Pacific Ocean, and a cloud of smoke to the north as well, over the Gulf of Mexico. The silvery color near the bottom left edge, however, is due to sun glint.

Thick Cloud of Smoke Over Mexico

16.9N 98.7W

May 6th, 2013 Category: Fires

Mexico – May 6th, 2013

A thick cloud of smoke hangs over a large portion of Mexico. The exact locations of the fires are indicated by red and yellow markers (best observed upon opening full image), most of which are along the southern coast of the country.

Smoke from Wildfires in China and Russia

46.6N 125.1E

May 6th, 2013 Category: Fires

China – May 6th, 2013

A hazy veil hangs over the land around the Bohai Sea, in northeastern China and Korea. The haze may be caused by hundreds of wildfires burning to the north, in both China and Russia. In the full image, the exact locations of these fires are designated by red markers, and smoke plumes can be seen as well.