Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Eruption of Krakatoa viewed under clear skies
On 22-26 September 2018 there was a rare opportunity to see an eruption from the Indonesian volcano Krakatoa under clear skies.
Violent blast from Sinabung volcano
Ash plumes from the eruption of the Indonesian volcano Sinabung could be seen in satellite imagery on 19 February 2018.
Eruption of Mount Mayon
The ongoing eruption of Mount Mayon in the Philippines, during January 2018 could be seen on satellite imagery.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Donna
Tropical Cyclone Donna was an out-of-season cyclone that broke records in May 2017.
Another phase of eruptions from volcano Aoba (Vanuatu)
Since September 2017 volcano Aoba, in the archipelago of Vanuatu, had been showing intermittent activity. Between 5 and 14 April 2018 there was further increased activity.
Solar eclipse shadow over the Pacific
The shadow caused by a total solar eclipse on 9 March was seen by the Himawari-8 satellite.
Eruption of volcano Rinjani
The Indonesian volcano Rinjani erupted in October, but from 2 November activity intensified.
Severe haze over Asia
Haze from Indonesian forest fires spread across large parts of Asia in October.
Eruption of Raung volcano
On 9 July Mount Raung in East Java province spewed clouds of ash into the atmosphere.
Super Typhoon Haiyan devastates the Philippines
The equivalent of a category-5 hurricane Typhoon Haiyan, possibly the strongest typhoon ever recorded, struck the Philippines causing major loss of life, flooding and extensive damage to buildings.