Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from widespread wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia in May and June 2019.
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.
Smoke over Russia
Widespread smoke over Russia clearly seen on Meteosat Natural Colour RGB imagery on the morning of 25 July 2016.
Smoke from Canadian fires seen over Europe
On 13 June smoke from wildfires in Canada travelled over parts of Northern Europe.
Trough of low pressure moves over Oman
Low pressure affected Oman from 13–16 March, causing six deaths, despite numerous warnings being issued by the Oman Met Office.
Oil fires in Iraq seen by Meteosat-10
A large smoke plume from oil fires at a crude oil pipeline in Iraq could be clearly seen by Meteosat-10.
Smoke from Minnesota fires over Europe
A smoke plume, from the fires in Minnesota on 12 September, reached Europe.
Russian carbon monoxide
Imagery derived from the Metop-A IASI instrument shows carbon monoxide (CO) over Russia produced by the wild fires.
A blanket of smog covers Moscow
A blanket of smog covers Moscow, caused by nearby peat bog fires to the south and east of the city.