Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Summer 2022: exceptional wildfire season in Europe
In July and August 2022, significant fire events took place in France, Portugal and Spain.
Widespread dust intrusion across Europe
Continental-wide plume of Saharan dust across Europe in March 2022.
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai major eruptions
In January 2022 the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in the Pacific Ocean erupted a number of times.
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.
Devastating floods in western Europe
Catastrophic floods hit Germany, Belgium and parts of West Europe mid July 2021.
Geldingadalir eruptions affect cloud microphysics
Altered cloud microphysical structure above Geldingadalir eruptions, April 2021.
Smoke from California fires above Europe
Smoke from California fires seen in the NOAA-20 VIIRS 1.38 micron band.
Catastrophic fires in Oregon and California
In early September 2020, unusually high winds and continued dry weather caused the rapid expansion of multiple wildfires in Oregon.