Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic Ocean
In June 2020 large amounts of Saharan dust, declared by the media as an "historic Saharan dust plume", travelled on easterly trade winds all the way to the Caribbean and south-eastern parts of the continental US.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.
Dense dust outbreak across the Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula to its south coast and out over the Arabian Sea in late July/early August 2018.
Violent blast from Sinabung volcano
Ash plumes from the eruption of the Indonesian volcano Sinabung could be seen in satellite imagery on 19 February 2018.
Eruption of Mount Mayon
The ongoing eruption of Mount Mayon in the Philippines, during January 2018 could be seen on satellite imagery.
Eruption of volcano Aoba (Ambae) in Vanuatu archipelago
Located on the small island Aoba, or Ambae, in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, the volcano of the same name erupted in the days from 22 September 2017 onward.