Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Lingering fog over the Arabian Peninsula
From 24 December and for more than 10 days, a thick fog invaded the Arabian Gulf countries resulting in limited night-morning visibility.
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.
Smoke over parts of South America
In August 2016 partially dense smoke veils covered extended areas of South America. The smoke was due to natural and man-made wildfires.
Himawari-8 has its eye on Typhoon Nepartak
Super Typhoon Nepartak reached winds of 270 km/h when it was seen by Himawari-8 on 6 July.
Gravity waves over the South Atlantic
Interplay of atmospheric gravity waves over the South Atlantic off the African coast.
Tropical Cyclone Fantala
Tropical Cyclone Fantala showed a very clearly defined eye as the storm reached Category 5 level in mid-April.
Saharan dust causes temperature drop
Some areas of Europe saw a significant drop in temperatures on 1 April 2016 due to a large cloud of Saharan dust.
Cyclone Ivan brings massive dust storm
Cyclone Ivan brought an impressive low that carried huge amounts of dust to parts of Europe at the end of March.