Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Powerful eruption of Ubinas volcano
There was a powerful explosive eruption from the Ubinas volcano in Peru on 19 July 2019.
Strong winds, heavy rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
The Fujiwhara effect on extratropical cyclones
Extratropical cyclones in the south-east Pacific underwent the Fujiwhara effect in June 2019.
Rare Tropical Storm in the South Atlantic basin
In late March 2019 a rare tropical storm formed in the South Atlantic basin, off the coast of Brazil.
Night-time thunderstorms over Argentina
The GOES-16 ABI Night Microphysics RGB monitored convective outflow boundaries from major thunderstorms in Argentina in early March 2019.
Thunderstorms over La Plata river
In late March 2018 severe thunderstorms hit parts of South America.
Intense thunderstorms in Argentina and Uruguay
Intense thunderstorms in Argentina and Uruguay, with hail and rain, helped extinguish fires in February 2018.
Monitoring of drought in Northeast region of Brazil using Meteosat-10 data
The Northeast region of Brazil is a drought prone region characterised by low rainfall (less than 800 mm of annual mean rainfall).
Floods in South America
Due to reinforcing of El Niño along the western coast of South America, large areas of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru were severely affected by weeks of almost continuous rain in March and April 2017.