Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Cyclogenesis off Uruguay and southern Brazil
Explosive cyclogenesis off the Uruguay coast and near southern Brazil in early April could be seen in satellite imagery.
Dust lifted from a dry Patagonian lake reaches the South 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 the NASA Terra satellite
On 18 December 2019, NASA’s EOS Terra satellite celebrates 20 years since its launch in 1999.
The chemical fingerprint of Amazonian fires
Observations of formaldehyde from the GOME-2 instrument onboard Metop-B on 19-20 August 2019.
Powerful eruption of Ubinas volcano
There was a powerful explosive eruption from the Ubinas volcano in Peru on 19 July 2019.
Convective storms - an Apollo 9 view
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with views of Earth from satellite and Apollo missions.
Strong winds, heavy rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
The Fujiwhara effect on extratropical cyclones
Extratropical cyclones in the south-east Pacific underwent the Fujiwhara effect in June 2019.
Rare Tropical Storm in the South Atlantic basin
In late March 2019 a rare tropical storm formed in the South Atlantic basin, off the coast of Brazil.