Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Dust from a dry Patagonian lake reaches Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
20th anniversary of NASA's Terra satellite
On 18 December 2019, NASA’s EOS Terra satellite celebrated 20 years in orbit.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
Dust over Europe
Two dust clouds, one from northern Africa and one from Central Europe, travelled north towards Iceland and Greenland in late April 2019.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods in late March and early April 2019.
Satellite images of bright meteor (bolide) east of Kamchatka
On 18 December 2018 at 23:48:20 UTC a very bright meteor exploded above the Bering Sea, east of Kamchatka.
Contrail shadows over the stratus
Unusually shaped shadow contours of high contrail clouds, casted over the wide stratus field, were explored through various VIIRS (i.e. FCI proxy) and SEVIRI products.
Intense Mediterranean cyclone's alpine crossing
A cyclone that intensified over Mediterranean waters took a very direct path over the Alps.
Sharp moisture boundary seen by SEVIRI and MODIS
A sharp low level moisture boundary that stretched over the central Europe in June 2018, was well observed by both the SEVIRI Dust RGB product and MODIS 0.935 µm channel.
GOES-16 'sees' supercell over South Dakota
In June 2018 supercell thunderstorms brought tornadoes and large hailstones to South Dakota.
A summer of heatwaves and drought for many
Summer 2018 in much of Europe was characterised by prolonged heatwaves, leading to droughts in some areas.