Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai major eruptions
In January 2022 the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in the Pacific Ocean erupted a number of times.
Major dust outbreaks - Africa, Middle East & China
Meteosat-8 spots series of dust outbreaks in March 2021.
Annular solar eclipse on solstice
During the 2020 June solstice the shadow of the Moon, travelling from west to east, appeared in the images of three geostationary satellites.
Cancer solstice 2020
The Cancer solstice, with the Sun directly over the Tropic of Cancer, took place in 2020 on 20 June at 21:43 UTC.
Super Tropical Cyclone Amphan in Bay of Bengal
Low pressure area that formed on 13 May 2020 intensified into a Super Tropical Cyclone Amphan on 18 May.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from widespread wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia in May and June 2019.
Deadly storms in Northern India
A very intense Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) caused many casualties in the Uttar Pradesh province of Northern India in early May 2018.
Record-breaking smoke from Canadian fires seen over Europe
High level smoke from Canadian wildfires, which started raging in early July 2017, could be seen as far as the Alps in August.
Night-time fog over India
Meteosat-8 and Himawari-8 observe night-time fog formation in northern India in early December 2016.