Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Transport of African-Arabian dust to Pakistan & north India
In May 2018 dust clouds from Africa and the Arabian peninsula travelled as far as India.
Large SO2 plume from Erta Ale volcano
Large SO2 plume from Erta Ale crossed the Red Sea towards Yemen in Nov 2008.
Eruption of Jebel Al-Tair in the Red Sea
After 124 years dormant, the Jebel Al-Tair volcano erupted throwing lava and ash hundreds of metres into the air.