Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Monitoring of drought in northeast region of Brazil using Meteosat-10 data
The Northeast region of Brazil is a drought prone region characterised by low rainfall (less than 800 mm of annual mean rainfall).
Widespread fog over parts of UAE and Oman
Overnight 24 to 25 December 2017 widespread fog formed over some parts of the United Arab Emirates (eventually extending inland) and coastal areas of northern Oman.
Winter solstice 2017
As precisely forecast, the northern hemisphere winter solstice (summer solstice in the southern) started on 21 December at 16:27 UTC.
Early images from GOES-E
The new location of GOES-16 at 75°W provides a new source of imagery for the western part of Africa, including including Portuguese and Spanish territories such as the Canary islands.
Storm Ana hits parts of Europe
Storm Ana caused widespread severe weather across Europe, from high winds to heavy snowfall, in the second week of December 2017.
Two short eruptions of volcano Popocatépetl
For more than 30 years Popocatépetl, situated south-west of Mexico City, has produced powerful explosions at irregular intervals. On 23-24 November 2017 two such short eruptions were observed.
Medicane Numa over the Ionian Sea
Numa was a Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone, or Medicane, with the properties of a subtropical cyclone.
Widespread wildfires in Portugal and Spain
Smoke and flames from extensive wildfires in Portugal and Spain in mid-October 2017 could be clearly seen on satellite imagery.
Hurricane Ophelia's transition
In mid-October Ophelia transitioned from a hurricane to a mid-latitude low, bringing strong winds and heavy rains to parts of Ireland and the UK.
Eruption of volcano Aoba (Ambae) in Vanuatu archipelago
Located on the small island Aoba, or Ambae, in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, the volcano of the same name erupted in the days from 22 September 2017 onward.