Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Spotting Etesian winds in solar imagery using moonglint
Etesian winds spotted in the solar spectrum in Feb 2021.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Pollution levels drop during COVID-19 lockdown
The COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020 had a visible effect on pollution.
Measuring ozone from space
Looking at using satellites to measure ozone on the UN’s International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
Convective storm with two above-anvil ice plumes
AVHRR and SEVIRI products confirm that two above-anvil ice plumes consisted of small ice crystals.
Large wildfire in Chile
A forest fire ravaged urban areas of Valparaiso, Chile, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least 16.
High air pollution in parts of Western Europe
On 1 April GOME-2 instruments on Metop-A and -B observed elevated levels of NO2 total column concentration over parts of Europe.
Dust storm (haboob) over the US
A cold front moving southwards across Midwestern United States caused an intense dust squall (known as a haboob).