Dust Storm in Sudan

Dust Storm in Sudan
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

A large dust storm (tan pixels) was blowing southward over the country of Sudan, in northeast Africa, on March 26, 2003. Also visible in this scene, a number of fires (indicated by red pixels) are burning in the southeastern (lower right) region of the country.

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  • Data Date:

    March 26, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    March 28, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS

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