Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Lee and gravity waves above the Czech Republic
The Meteosat-8 image below shows two types of waves above the Czech Republic, interfering with each other.
Remarkable dust cloud over Iceland
Winds from ex-hurricane Ike gives rise to a remarkable dust cloud over Iceland.
Hurricane Ike follows Gustav and Hanna
The 2008 hurricane season: Ike follows close on the heels of Gustav and Hanna.
Ring-shape convective storms
Ring-shape convective storms over the south-eastern part of Rub al Khali.
Eruption of the Chaitén volcano in Chile
On 2 May 2008 an old volcanic caldera erupted close to the coastal town of Chaitén in southern Chile.
Dense smoke over Argentina and Uruguay
During the third week of April 2008, smoke caused by grassland burning along the course of the Paraná river, started to move into its estuary.
Forecasting coloured rain in Bulgaria
On 23 March a typical, spring season synoptic situation was prevailing over Europe, characterised by a cold meridional flow from Greenland through Western and Central Europe to the North African coast, and with an intensive transport of warm dry air towards the Balkans.
Von Kármán Vortices to the lee of Madeira Island
This is a good example of Von Kármán vortices that developed to the lee of the island of Madeira.
Dust crossing the Gulf of Aden
Most of the dust outbreaks in this area are generated by strong, post-frontal northerly winds (Shamal winds).