Dust and Haze

A Fierce Fire Season in Nepal
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A Fierce Fire Season in Nepal

After an unusually dry winter, forest fires have raged throughout the mountainous country.

Published Apr 14, 2021

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Long-lasting Dust Storm from Chihuahua
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Long-lasting Dust Storm from Chihuahua

A strong low-pressure system along the Mexico-United States border scattered dust for nearly eight hours.

Published Mar 17, 2021

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Early Season Dust Storm Hits Beijing
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Early Season Dust Storm Hits Beijing

Meteorological spring is just getting underway, and already an enormous plume of sand and dust has blanketed northern China.

Published Mar 15, 2021

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Saharan Dust Heading for Europe
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Saharan Dust Heading for Europe

A substantial dust plume drifted over the Atlantic Ocean, with some of the airborne grains steering toward the northeast.

Published Feb 18, 2021

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Dust Over Seas
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Dust Over Seas

A plume of mineral-rich dust filled the skies over Cyprus and the Mediterranean on a summer’s day.

Published Nov 25, 2020

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