Cirrus shield with dust

Cirrus shield with dust

22 January 2013 00:00 UTC

Cirrus shield with dust
Cirrus shield with dust

Isentrope analysis of a huge cirrus shield with dust.

Last Updated

15 November 2020

Published on

21 January 2013

The image shows a combined water vapour and infrared image (below -30 °C) superimposed with the ECMWF pressure and streamlines of the 300 K isentrop level.

Note the strong warm conveyor belt of the eastern Mediterranean cyclone. Rising motion and cloud development can be seen from Egypt to Turkey, descending motion above Lybia. (Credit: OMSZ, Hungary)

Cirrus shield with dust