Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Dust from a dry Patagonian lake reaches Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
Dust over Europe
Two dust clouds, one from northern Africa and one from Central Europe, travelled north towards Iceland and Greenland in late April 2019.
Cold spell brings record low temperatures to Oman
A cold outbreak over the Gulf of Persia in early February 2017 led to record-low temperatures over a large part of Oman.
Large dust cloud over the Canary Islands
In January 2015 a high layer of dust moved from north-western Africa to the Canary Islands.
Pollution causes cloud-free gaps in clouds
Elongated cloud-free gaps in stratus clouds caused by industrial air pollution.
Haze veil on the Pakistani coast
Dust from dried out Indus River and Rann of Kutch (seasonal salt marsh) caused a veil off the coast.
East Asia dust storm
This Terra MODIS Dust RGB product shows a wall of postfrontal dust blowing across eastern China.
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina causes fatal road accidents.