Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
2015 - warm, dry but stormy year
An overview of some of the more significant weather events of 2015, using satellite data, including data from Meteosat and Metop.
Large wildfire in Chile
A forest fire ravaged urban areas of Valparaiso, Chile, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least 16.
Smoke from city-sized fire in Australia
A large smoke plume from massive bushfires in Australia was clearly seen by Metop-A.
Plumes of smoke drifting from America to Europe
On 25 June 2013, smoke from the large wildfires in Colorado (USA) reached Europe. This was seen in the GOME-2 and OMI aerosol images, processed at KNMI.
Wildfires near Los Alamos National Laboratory
Hot spots from the wildfires burning near to the Los Alamos National Laboratory are clearly visible after the smoke cleared.