Dust blows in the air over and around the Arabian Peninsula, covering the southern half of the Red Sea and part of the Persian Gulf, near Qatar, where a thicker dust plume blows northwest-southeast. The veil of dust also extends southward over the Gulf of Aden and Arabian Sea.
Dust over and around Arabian Peninsula captured by SUOMI NPP/VIIRS satellite on June 12, 2013 (Credit: NASA/SUOMI/VIRRS)
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