Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Smoke and burned areas from Greek fires
Smoke and burned area scars from the Greek wildfires in Aug 2021 seen in satellite imagery.
Large smoke plume from wildfires in Russia
In summer 2021 Russia saw unprecedented widespread wildfires ravage large swathes of Siberia.
Widespread smoke from Turkish fires
In summer 2021 parts of the Mediterranean Sea were shrouded in smoke from wildfires along Turkey's coast.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Smoke from California wildfires
Smoke from devastating, widespread wildfires in California in November 2018, was seen by Sentinel-3.
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.
Devastating wildfires in Portugal
Hot spots and smoke from a deadly, widespread forest fire in central Portugal could be seen by Meteosat, Sentinel-3 and Suomi-NPP on 18, 19 & 20 June 2017