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See NASA's Spectacular Image of a Dust Storm Blanketing the Red Sea
Description: NASA's Aqua satellite has captured an extraordinary image of a huge dust storm billowing out over much of the Red Sea. The plume of airborne dust appears to be blowing northeast-wards out of Africa across the Red Sea towards Saudi Arabia. Sand or dust storms are not uncommon in this desert region. This one resulted from blustery winds caused by a cold front, which was related to a cyclone near the Persian Gulf. [Source: Time]
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Source: Time
Publish Date: 6/16/2016
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