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.
Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 2020
In September 2020 the Arctic sea ice extent shrunk to the second lowest in the 42-year satellite record.
Medicane over Ionian Sea causes storms in Italy and Greece
Tropical storm-like cyclone causing storms, severe wind and high seas over Ionian Sea.
European heatwaves in Summer 2019
Maximum temperature records were broken in many parts of Europe in June and July 2019, due to a series of heatwaves.
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.
Overnight 12-13 Sept the first of the UK/Ireland named storms of the 2016/2017 season crossed the British Isles. Storm Aileen brought strong winds of up to 112 km/h (70 mph).
Drought brings water shortage to parts of Italy
Following an extremely dry spring causing a drought, parts of Italy suffered from water shortages in 2017.
Clear skies over the Mediterranean
Satellite images of the Mediterranean sea are informative even on clear days, as is shown in this case from March 2017.
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.