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Saharan dust dispersal

Saharan dust dispersal Image ID 2517
Acquisition date 20-Oct-2018
Over head time 12:24:00
Satellite Sensor viirs
Sensor Channel(s) 1,4,3

Dust blown off the North African coast disperses over Europe and Turkey. A large dust storm is visible over Algeria. Numerous aircraft contrails can be seen in this image most notably over Western Europe and the Tyrrhenian Sea. Thunderstorms are evident over Spain, Bulgaria and Greece.

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