Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Storms hit France in early October
Europe was battered during the first October weekend in 2020, with extensive storms, extreme rainfall and flooding.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
Multiple perspectives on Hurricane Dorian
Data from a combination of EUMETSAT-operated satellites contributed to monitoring of the record-breaking Hurricane Dorian during September 2019
Hurricane Florence was the first major hurricane of the 2018 North Atlantic hurricane season and caused major devastation when it hit the US east coast in mid-September.
Cold wave along the Spanish Mediterranean coast
In January 2017 a cold intrusion in Spain caused snowfall, gale storm winds and significant wave height that broke several records.
Record waves in the Baltic Sea
On 12 January 2017 an intense low generated record high waves in northern parts of the Baltic Sea. Waves up to 14 m were observed, equalling the previous record from December 2004.
Medicane over the Mediterranean Sea
In late October 2016 both Meteosat-10 and Metop 'saw' a Medicane that formed over the Ionian Sea.
On 13 October both Metop-A and Metop-B polar-orbiting satellites captured images of Hurricane Nicole as it crossed the Atlantic.
Hurricane Matthew as it moved northwards in the Caribbean, striking Haiti in the early hours of the morning of 4 October
Explosive cyclogenesis in Río de la Plata & Atlantic Ocean
Rapid development of a cyclogenesis caused strong winds and 11 m waves in the Atlantic Ocean. The coastal cities of Buenos Aires and Uruguay suffered severe damage.
Tropical cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu
Pam was a category 5 tropical cyclone when it hit the Vanuatu islands in the South Pacific, causing devastating damage.