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Sandstorms, floods, heatwaves, forest fire: signs of environmental change?

Figure 2: Satellite images of sandstorms in West Asia in 2003. Images were taken over Iraq (April 16)
and Saudi Arabia (March 27).

Source: MODIS Rapid Response Project at NASA/GSFC


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