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13 April 2011
Huge Dust Storm Shuts Down Kuwait
A huge dust storm today in Iraq and Kuwait today. The visibility dropped so low that oil exports were stopped, and much of the country spent the day dealing with the thick dust. Click the image above to see a nice high resolution version of the image (from the MODIS sensor on the Aqua satellite). Dust storms are common in this part of the world, but this storm was …