Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone.
Cross-Atlantic moisture transport
Moisture transport from sub-tropical Atlantic brought precipitation to the UK and parts of western Europe on 9 and 10 March 2020.
Mount Pico in the Azores shrouded in orographically-induced clouds
In late-September 2019 Mount Pico in the Azores was shrouded in clouds formed by the orographic effect.
Damaging storms over Central Europe
Strong convective episodes occurred, at the boundary of a synoptic ridge, over a two day period in early June 2019, causing widespread damage in parts of Central Europe.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Polar low off the coast of northern Norway
Two polar lows, which appeared off the coast of Norway in November 2015, could be identified using ASCAT winds and satellite imagery.
Shallow convection over Finland
On 2 May a strong northwesterly flow brought cold, humid air and snow pellets in Finland.
Satellite sunshine records
Which are the sunniest places in Europe in summer according to satellite data records?
Thunderstorms cause dramatic flooding in Tuscany
Meteosat-8 rapid scan imagery helped to nowcast the severe thunderstorms that hit Tuscany on 12 November 2012.
Central Europe heavy rain event
Central Europe heavy rain event beginning on the night of 13–14 September 2012.