Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Snow over Jordan and northern parts of Saudi Arabia
Overnight on 19-20 December 2016 there were heavy snowfalls in Jordan and in Turaif city in Saudi Arabia.
Flooding in southern Spain
Tropical air trapped in Gulf of Cadiz caused severe flooding in southern Spain in December 2016.
VIIRS double view of snowy Alps
On 29 November 2016 the VIIRS instrument on Suomi-NPP covered the Alps in two consecutive day orbits. This does not happen very often.
Heavy rain & flooding in Piedmont, Italy
In November 2016 Piedmont region of Italy had intense multi-day precipitation.
Storm Angus, the first named UK storm of Autumn 2016, brought high winds and flooding to southern parts of the country.
Medicane over the Mediterranean Sea
In late October 2016 both Meteosat-10 and Metop 'saw' a Medicane that formed over the Ionian Sea.
Torrential rain over Skopje
The area of Skopje, in the Republic of Macedonia, had 100 mm of rain in two hours on 6 August 2016, causing severe flash flooding.
Extreme heat triggers thunderstorms in the UK
On 19 July the UK saw its hottest day of 2016, when the mercury topped 33 °C. The heat then triggered thunderstorms.
Red rain over Spain
Southern Spain had muddy rain (also called red rain or rain dust) as a result of convection on 20 July.
Convective storms over Belarus
On 13 July 2016 a cyclone brought severe weather to the Republic of Belarus.
Low cloud vortices off coast of Morocco
On 10 July a low cloud vortex was spotted off the northwest coast of Morocco.