Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Record acqua alta situation in Venice
QuikSCAT winds over the Adriatic Sea for record acqua alta situation in Venice (source: KNMI).
Heavy rain over the Santa Catarina
Heavy rain over the Brazilian State of Santa Catarina, produced by shallow convection.
Tropical depression 03B
Tropical depression 03B cut a destructive path over the Arabic Peninsula in October 2008.
Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts over northern Sudan
Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts over northern Sudan shown in rapid-scan imagery from Meteosat-8.
Large smoke plume over the Mozambique Channel
Large smoke plume from forest fires seen over the Mozambique Channel.
Oil storage tank fire in northern Libya
Oil storage tank fire in northern Libya observed by Meteosat-8 in August 2008.
Local flash floods in Central Europe
Local flash floods hit Central Europe after days of heavy rain.
Wild fires over Rhodes and Turkey
Wildfires over Rhodes and Turkey burned out of control for several days in the fourth week of July 2008.
Largest forest fire in Norway in 60 years
On 9 June a large forest fire started in a region in southern Norway that had been extremely dry during the previous weeks.
Tropical Cyclone Nargis strikes Myanmar
According to Wikipedia, Tropical Cyclone Nargis was a strong tropical cyclone that caused the deadliest natural disaster in the recorded history of Burma (officially known as Myanmar).
Hot spots from balefires in the Czech Republic
The interesting thing about the AVHRR image below are the many violet spots, which are hot spots caused by balefires.