Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
Outflow of Indian winter smog over North Indian Ocean
On 6 January 2019 Indian winter smog spread over the North Indian Ocean.
Smoke from California wildfires
Smoke from devastating, widespread wildfires in California in November 2018, was seen by Sentinel-3.
Dense dust outbreak across the Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula to its south coast and out over the Arabian Sea in late July/early August 2018.
Long-range dust outbreak over Africa and Greece
In late March 2018 a cold outbreak drove Saharan dust from the Atlas mountains down to the south-west coast of Africa and on to Greece.
Sentinel-3 'sees' black smoke from ship fire
In early March 2018 Sentinel-3 'saw' black smoke from a container ship fire, thanks to sunglint from the ocean surface.
Violent blast from Sinabung volcano
Ash plumes from the eruption of the Indonesian volcano Sinabung could be seen in satellite imagery on 19 February 2018.