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Dust Storms in Asia

Dust Storm in Hokkaido
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Dust Storm in Hokkaido

Plumes of dried soil streamed from a rural area in the northern part of the Japanese island.

Published May 21, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Dust and Haze

Dust Swirls over Asia
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Dust Swirls over Asia

In May 2019, dust from the Taklamakan and Gobi deserts swirled high into the atmosphere as a spring storm passed through China and Mongolia.

Published May 13, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Dust and Haze