Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Large smoke plume from wildfires in Russia
In Summer 2021 Russia saw unprecedented widespread wildfires ravage large swathes of Siberia.
Large dust plume ejecting off west Africa
Saharan dust heading for Europe in Feb 2021; second major dust outbreak of the season
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust coming from northern Africa
On 5-6 February 2021, a massive amount of Saharan dust was advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
February 2021: very cold first half in Europe and North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Storm Justine hits the Azores
At the end of January 2021 a series of storms formed in North Atlantic, one of them moving close to the Azores.
Squall line crossing Catalonia
Squall line over Catalonia causes severe wind, rain and hail over Catalonia in January 2021.
Storm Christoph batters the UK
Storm Christoph caused severe flooding and heavy snowfall in parts of the UK in mid-January 2021.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Strong Etna eruptions seen by Meteosat
Mount Etna erupted several times in December 2020 and January 2021.