Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Short but massive eruption of volcano Taal
Volcano Taal, on Luzon Island in the Philippines, erupted for some hours on 12 and 13 January 2020.
Eruption of Krakatoa viewed under clear skies
On 22-26 September 2018 there was a rare opportunity to see an eruption from the Indonesian volcano Krakatoa under clear skies.
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.
Another phase of eruptions from volcano Aoba (Vanuatu)
Since September 2017 volcano Aoba, in the archipelago of Vanuatu, had been showing intermittent activity. Between 5 and 14 April 2018 there was further increased activity.
Eruption of volcano Rinjani
The Indonesian volcano Rinjani erupted in October, but from 2 November activity intensified.
Severe haze over Asia
Haze from Indonesian forest fires spread across large parts of Asia in October.
Eruption of Raung volcano
On 9 July Mount Raung in East Java province spewed clouds of ash into the atmosphere.
Eruption of Sangeang Api volcano
There were a series of spectacular eruptions from the Indonesian volcano Sangeang Api at the end of the May.
Smoke from city-sized fire in Australia
A large smoke plume from massive bushfires in Australia was clearly seen by Metop-A.
Kelut volcano eruption
On 13 February the Indonesian volcano Kelut (also known as Kelud) exploded with a powerful eruption which was seen by a number of satellites.