Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Mount Etna's effusive eruption
By Ivan Smiljanic The thermal signal from the lava region is visible through the SEVIRI IR3.9 channel (Figure 1).
Summer 2022: exceptional wildfire season in Europe
In July and August 2022, significant fire events took place in France, Portugal and Spain.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Widespread dust intrusion across Europe
Continental-wide plume of Saharan dust across Europe in March 2022.
More sunshine in Europe due to cleaner air
How satellite-based climate data records support our understanding of the impact of cleaner air on the Earth's climate.
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.
Persistent fog/low cloud over Mediterranean Sea
Large area of the Mediterranean Sea covered by fog/low clouds for several days in winter 2021/22.
Dust outbreak in California's Central Valley
A deep upper-level trough caused a dust outbreak in California's Central Valley on 11 Oct 2021.
Hurricane Pamela makes landfall in Mexico
Hurricane Pamela formed in the Pacific Ocean and made landfall in Mexico in 13 October 2021.
Intense tornado hits Pantelleria island
An intense tornado hit the Italian island of Pantelleria on 10 September 2021.