Our image library contains imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Thick smog over Beijing
25 February 2014
Thick smog blanketed China's capital city, Beijing, for many days, as seen by Metop-A.
Fog over the United Arab Emirates
21 February 2014
Overnight 21/22 February fog and low cloud formed over the United Arab Emirates, causing Dubai Airport to be closed.
Coloured snow and rain over parts of Europe
19 February 2014
A cloud of dust from Tunisia brought coloured snow to Italy and rain to other parts of Europe, on 19 February.
Smoke from city-sized fire in Australia
14 February 2014
A large smoke plume from massive bushfires in Australia was clearly seen by Metop-A.
Heavy rainfall in governates of Al Batinah and Masqat (Muscat)
13 February 2014
During the passage of a Mediterranean-type trough, a low-pressure centre detached temporally over the Sea of Oman.
Successive storms batter Western and Central Europe
11 February 2014
Parts of Europe were left with severe flooding, heavy snowfall and major damage after successive winter storms hit in late January and early February.
Snow cover at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics site
03 February 2014
Snow cover at Sochi, Russia, on the Monday before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
European Weather January 2014
31 January 2014
A movie of the weather over Europe during January 2014.
Low clouds over Russia
20 January 2014
A strong anticyclone extended over northern parts of Russia and Europe, bringing cold and dry wintry weather.
Snow-covered Himalaya and fog over northern India
16 January 2014
Metop-A observed the snow-covered Himalayas and extended fog in the Ganges valley in northern India, on 16 January.
Snow-covered Midwest USA and frozen Great Lakes
06 January 2014
Winter in the United States brings record cold in the Midwest and freezes the Great Lakes.
Record-breaking 24-hour snowfall in December over Canton Ticino, Switzerland
06 January 2014
Areas above around 1000m altitude of Canton Ticino recorded a 24-hour accumulation of fresh snow of 120cm-150cm on 25 December 2013.
Upper-level low off coast of South Africa and Namibia
05 January 2014
In early January 2014 an unseasonal upper-level low brought heavy rains to the western and south-western parts of South Africa.
European Weather December 2013
31 December 2013
A movie of the weather over Europe during December 2013.
2013 in pictures
30 December 2013
Some of the top images from 2013.
Meteosat sunglint on the Southern Ocean around solstice
21 December 2013
The Southern Ocean waters reflect the sunlight specularly towards the satellite.