Oil fires in Iraq seen by Meteosat-10

Oil fires in Iraq seen by Meteosat-10

21 August 2013 05:00–11:00 UTC

Oil fires in Iraq seen by Meteosat-10
Oil fires in Iraq seen by Meteosat-10

A large smoke plume from oil fires at a crude oil pipeline in Iraq could be clearly seen by Meteosat-10.

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22 October 2020

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21 August 2013

A number of black smoke plumes could be seen drifting eastwards towards Iran. The first plume started at about 5:00 UTC, the second, smaller plume further south at around 6:45 UTC. Several smaller black smoke plumes could be seen over eastern Syria, starting in the Euphrates valley, and drifting into western Iraq.

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