Dust cloud generated by synoptic system over the Mediterranean Sea

Dust cloud generated by synoptic system over the Mediterranean Sea

17 and 18 April 2001 12:00 UTC

Dust cloud generated by synoptic system over the Mediterranean Sea
Dust cloud generated by synoptic system over the Mediterranean Sea

These two visible images taken on 17 and 18 April show the generation of a large dust cloud.

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21 October 2020

Published on

17 April 2001

The cloud is generated in association with a synoptic system which is still recognisable on 17 April, while on 18 April the system is no longer visible but the cloud had travelled some distance towards the eastern Mediterranean.

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