Cold spell brings record low temperatures to Oman
A cold outbreak over the Gulf of Persia in early February 2017 led to record-low temperatures over a large part of Oman.
Thick smog over Beijing
Thick smog blanketed China's capital city, Beijing, for many days, as seen by Metop-A.
Haze veil on the Pakistani coast
Dust from dried out Indus River and Rann of Kutch (seasonal salt marsh) caused a veil off the coast.
East Asia dust storm
This Terra MODIS Dust RGB product shows a wall of postfrontal dust blowing across eastern China.
Dust over Alborz mountains and Caspian Sea
Dust plume makes it through a gap in the ranges and is blown down the Sefid Rood Valley.
Dust crossing the Gulf of Aden
Most of the dust outbreaks in this area are generated by strong, post-frontal northerly winds (Shamal winds).
Smoke/pollen plume over Europe and North Atlantic
Smoke/pollen plume over Europe and the Northern Atlantic.
Large dust storms over Sudan, Libya & the Middle East
On 13 May 2004, Meteosat-8 observed five major dust storms within a satellite field of view of about 1200 x 900 pixels.