This is how the sandstorm that hit Chihuahua was seen from space

Ciudad Juárez.- The strong gusts of wind that were recorded in various regions of the state were captured from space by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the NOAA-NASA Suomi NPP satellite, on March 16.

In images disseminated on social networks and replicated by various media at the national level, it can be seen how the dust collectors cross the state territory.

Netnoticias reported that the strong winds that were registered in the region reached up to 80 kilometers per hour and the air quality was poor, according to recommendations from the municipal Civil Protection.

Milenio reported that the images identified sources of dust in Willcox Playa, Laguna Los Moscos, the Nuevo Casas Grandes river, the Santa María river basin, Laguna Palomas, Paleolake Palomas, the floodplain of the Mimbres river and White Sands.



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