Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust
On 5-6 February 2021, a massive amount of Saharan dust was advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Dust over Europe
Two dust clouds, one from northern Africa and one from Central Europe, travelled north towards Iceland and Greenland in late April 2019.
Fires in Croatia and Montenegro
Fires raged along the Adriatic coast for days in mid-July 2017, causing major destruction in Croatia and Montenegro.
Mount Etna eruption in winter 2015
On 3 December 2015, for the first time in two years Mount Etna, erupted.
Tenth Etna paroxysm of 2011
On 12 August, Etna had its tenth paroxysm of the year, captured in the Meteosat-9 Ash RGB product.
Pollution causes cloud-free gaps in clouds
Elongated cloud-free gaps in stratus clouds caused by industrial air pollution.
Wild fires threaten the city of Athens
Reminiscent of the wildfires in southern Greece in 2007, heavy wildfires raged throughout the Greek regions of Attica and Central Greece for several days from 21 August onward.
Remarkable dust cloud over Iceland
Winds from ex-hurricane Ike gives rise to a remarkable dust cloud over Iceland.
Forecasting coloured rain in Bulgaria
On 23 March a typical, spring season synoptic situation was prevailing over Europe, characterised by a cold meridional flow from Greenland through Western and Central Europe to the North African coast, and with an intensive transport of warm dry air towards the Balkans.