Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Severe haze over Asia
Haze from Indonesian forest fires spread across large parts of Asia in October.
Severe rain, hail and dust storms hit Oman
A very deep trough that formed a cut-off low brought thunderstorms, hail and dust to parts of Oman on 8 November.
Dust crossing the Gulf of Aden
Most of the dust outbreaks in this area are generated by strong, post-frontal northerly winds (Shamal winds).
Dust storm over West Africa and the Canary Islands
Early March 2004, a cold air outbreak from Europe to Western Africa caused a major dust storm over large parts of West Africa.
Large sandstorm over Afghanistan and Pakistan
On 12-13 August, a large sandstorm was observed by Meteosat-5 over the Afghanistan and Pakistan desert.
Dust cloud over the Mediterranean Sea
These two visible images taken on 17 and 18 April show the generation of a large dust cloud.
Dust storm in Pakistan
This animation shows a compact dust cloud moving southwards after the passage of a convective system (moving eastwards).