Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 2020
In September 2020 the Arctic sea ice extent shrunk to the second lowest in the 42-year satellite record.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.
Retour d’est or extended Bora flow along Po Valley
Retour d’est along Po Valley in satellite imagery in April 2020.
Storm Gloria batters Spain and France
Storm Gloria brought significant wind and rain to parts of Spain and France on 20 and 21 January 2020.
Pollution levels drop during COVID-19 lockdown
The COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020 had a visible effect on pollution.
Meanders in the Mediterranean
Instabilities in ocean currents can be identified through synergistic use of data from the Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellites.
Record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo
Hurricane Lorenzo was the strongest hurricane on record to go so far north and east in the Atlantic Ocean, when it reached Category 5 status in September 2019.
Mount Pico in the Azores shrouded in orographically-induced clouds
In late-September 2019 Mount Pico in the Azores was shrouded in clouds formed by the orographic effect.
Gran Canaria wildfires
In August 2019 parts of Gran Canaria, one of Spain's Canary Islands, were devastated by two large wildfires.
Swirls of cyanobacteria in the Baltic Sea
Blooms of blue-green algae were visible across the Baltic Sea in Sentinel-3 imagery during August 2019.
Wildfires in Greenland seen by Sentinel-3
Wildfires in Greenland were observed by Sentinel-3 on 15 July 2019.