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Dust and Haze

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

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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

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Storm System Stirs Up Dust
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Storm System Stirs Up Dust

Powerful winds lofted massive amounts of dust over parts of Texas and New Mexico.

Published Apr 11, 2019

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Dust Streams from Southwestern Africa
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Dust Streams from Southwestern Africa

Skies in Alexander Bay darkened as the cloud of dust moved past.

Published Oct 22, 2018

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Summertime Moroccan Dust Reaches Spain
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Summertime Moroccan Dust Reaches Spain

Lofting dust to altitudes above the clouds, a high-pressure system carried dust from Morocco to Spain.

Published Aug 7, 2018

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