Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
2015 - warm, dry but stormy year
An overview of some of the more significant weather events of 2015, using satellite data, including data from Meteosat and Metop.
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.
Large Midsummer fires in Spain, on the evening of 23 June, were detected by Metop-A's 3.7µm channel.
Tropical Cyclone Ashobaa
In early June Tropical Cyclone Ashobaa formed over the Indian Ocean, then headed towards Oman.
Traditional Beltane fires seen by Metop
Hotspots from balefires in parts of Europe could be seen on the Metop image from 30 April.
Large dust cloud over parts of Asia
Large dust outbreak over parts of Asia at the end of April 2015.
Snow-covered Alps in spring
April is the best month to look at snow-covered Alps, because of a big contrast between the snow-free valleys with fresh vegetation and the snow-covered mountains.
Spectrum of dust colours over Arabian Peninsula
A dust storm formed rapidly over the Arabian peninsula on 1 April.
Rains over Atacama desert
On Thursday 26th March 2015, an unusual rain event brought almost an inch of precipitation to the Atacama, Antofagasta and Coquimbo regions.
Winter snow storm 'Juno' hits US East Coast
A winter storm pounded parts of the US East Coast in late-January, bringing more than 30 inches of snow to some areas.