Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
In Spring 2022, numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust
Huge amount of Saharan dust advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Large dust cloud over the Canary Islands
In January 2015, a high layer of dust moved from north-west Africa to the Canary Islands.
Eruption of Pico do Fogo volcano, Cape Verde
In November 2014 Pico do Fogo erupted for the first time in 20 years.
Continental-scale dust outbreak over Africa
According to NASA Earth Observatory March 2010 was a spectacular month for dust outbreaks.
Eruption of Jebel at Tair in the Red Sea
After 124 years dormant, the Jebel at Tair volcano erupted in September 2007.
Severe thunderstorm in polluted air over Burkina Faso
Isolated thunderstorm developed rapidly southwest of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Dust storm over north Africa & eastern Med
Dust storm over northern Africa and the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Wind-driven land surface features in the Sahara
Wind-driven land surface features in the Sahara desert.