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Dust Storm over Sudan

Dust Storm over Sudan and Ethiopia
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Dust Storm over Sudan and Ethiopia

Opaque dust fills the skies over central Sudan on May 11, 2009, and spreads into neighboring countries to the east. Along the eastern edge of the dust plume, relatively clear skies prevail.

Published May 14, 2009

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze

Dust Storm over Sudan
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Dust Storm over Sudan

A massive dust storm spans central Sudan and stretches into the Central African Republic on May 9, 2009.

Published May 11, 2009

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze

Dust Storm over Sudan
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Dust Storm over Sudan

Camel-colored dust forms a counter-clockwise swirl over Sudan in this image acquired on May 7, 2009.

Published May 8, 2009

Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze