Fires burning in North Korea, captured by the  Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite on April 27, 2015.

NASA captures seasonal fires in North Korea

A NASA satellite has captured the seasonal fires burning across North Korea at present as farmers clear land for fresh crops.

In images snapped by its Terra satellite, smoke can be seen getting carried by the wind right across the Sea of Japan to over Hokkaido and northern Japan.

Fires burning in North Korea, captured by the  Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite on April 27, 2015.

Fires burning in North Korea, captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite on April 27, 2015.

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