Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Meteosat-7 and Meteosat-5 full disc using VIS Channel
Meteosat-7 and Meteosat-5 full disc of Europe Asia, Africa and the Indian Ocean using VIS Channel.
Low-level gravity waves within a layer of Bénard cells
Bénard cells as seen by Meteosat-7 off the west coast of Africa, 23 August at 11:00 UTC.
Volcanic eruptions from Mount Etna
On 17 July, the latest in a series of violent eruptions from the south-east crater of Mount Etna (3315 m) led to a very spectacular eruption.
Severe storms in Central Europe
During the evening of 27 June, after a very hot day in Central Europe (up to 35 °C in the Mosel Valley), severe thunderstorms rapidly developed over Switzerland and Germany.
Solar eclipse in Southern Africa
During the total eclipse of the Sun on 21 June Meteosat-6 observed the shadow of the Moon using a special scanning mode.
Detection of flooded rice fields in Italy
Meteosat-7 visible images show flooded rice fields in northern Italy in April 2001.
Dust cloud generated by synoptic system over the Mediterranean Sea
These two visible images taken on 17 and 18 April show the generation of a large dust cloud.
Von Kármán vortex to the lee of the Canaries
A vortex street, seen in the Meteosat image of the Canary Islands below.