Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Tropical cyclone Crystal passing nearby Mauritius
The images below of Tropical Cyclone Crystal passing nearby Mauritius were taken by Meteosat-5 over the Indian Ocean on 27 December.
During the total eclipse of the Sun on 4 December Meteosat-5 observed the shadow of the Moon moving across the Earth's surface.
Volcanic eruptions from Mount Etna
Early in the morning of 27 October, a new flank eruption began at Mount Etna (3315 m) after only a few hours of seismic activity.
Flash flood in France
Torrential rainfall during the nights of 8 and 9 September caused serious flooding in the Departments of Gard, Vaucluse and Herault in the south-east of France.
Large sandstorm over Afghanistan and Pakistan
On 12-13 August, a large sandstorm was observed by Meteosat-5 over the Afghanistan and Pakistan desert.
Severe hailstorm in Northern Italy
Meteosat-6 rapid scan images showing the severe hailstorm in Northern Italy.
Severe storms in Central Europe
On 18 May, a short-wave trough approached Germany from the west. The associated cold front extended from the UK to Switzerland.
Tropical cyclone Hary skirting Madagascar's east coast
The images below of Tropical Cyclone Hary were taken by Meteosat-5 over the Indian Ocean on 8 March.
Lee Waves over the Massif Central (France) as seen by Meteosat-6
The visible, infrared and water vapour images below show an example of high lee wave clouds (type 2) forming in the lee of the Massif Central (France) on 20 February.