Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
Transport of African-Arabian dust to Pakistan and north India
In May 2018 dust clouds from Africa and the Arabian peninsula travelled as far as India.
Convective storm with two above-anvil ice plumes
AVHRR and SEVIRI products confirm that two above-anvil ice plumes consisted of small ice crystals.
Unusual, heavy snowfalls in the Canary Islands
The snow started to fall on 18 February and continued to fall on 19 and 20 February. Snow covered all highlands from 900 metres above sea level, with traces of snow as low as 600 metres.
2015 - warm, dry but stormy year
An overview of some of the more significant weather events of 2015, using satellite data, including data from Meteosat and Metop.
Eruption of Calbuco Volcano, Chile
Chile’s Calbuco volcano unexpectedly erupted for the first time in more than 40 years in late April 2015.
Spectrum of dust colours over Arabian Peninsula
A dust storm formed rapidly over the Arabian peninsula on 1 April.
Snow from trough over eastern Mediterranean Sea
The Airmass RGB shows the deep upper level trough over the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Contrails over the Persian Gulf
Contrails over the Persian Gulf were seen by both Meteosat-10 and Metop-A in mid-December.