Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Holepunch clouds over eastern China
On 28 December 2016 holepunch clouds or fallstreak holes developed over eastern China.
Lingering fog over the Arabian Peninsula
For more than 10 days in December, a thick fog covered the Arabian Gulf countries.
Snow over Jordan and northern parts of Saudi Arabia
Overnight on 19-20 December 2016 there were heavy snowfalls in Jordan and in Turaif city in Saudi Arabia.
Tropical Cyclone Vardah
Using Meteosat-8 imagery it was possible to track the full lifetime of Tropical Cyclone Vardah.
Night-time fog over India
Meteosat-8 and Himawari-8 observe night-time fog formation in northern India in early December 2016.
Dust over the Sea of Oman
A large area of dust was seen by both Meteosat and Sentinel-3A as it travelled across parts of the Middle East in November 2016.
Typhoons Mindulle and Lionrock in west Pacific
Within just 10 days, two tropical storms slammed into Japan, first Mindulle, which hit the larger Tokyo area, and then Lionrock that hit Japan's already tsunami-hit north-east coast.
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.
Severe flooding in Sri Lanka
Pre-monsoon heavy downpours caused widespread, severe flooding in Sri Lanka in mid May 2016.
Tropical Cyclone Fantala
Tropical Cyclone Fantala showed a very clearly defined eye as the storm reached Category 5 level in mid-April.
Dust outbreaks sweep through China
During 18-19 February 2016 several dust outbreaks occurred over China.