Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Mount Etna very active in February & March 2021
Regular Etna eruptions observed in February and March 2021.
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.
Sharp dust boundary over northern Africa
A sharp dust boundary formed in March 2018, after the clash of a dry and dusty Saharan air mass with a moist tropical air mass.
Fires in Croatia and Montenegro
Fires raged along the Adriatic coast for days in mid-July 2017, causing major destruction in Croatia and Montenegro.
Cold spell brings record low temperatures to Oman
A cold outbreak over the Gulf of Persia in early February 2017 led to record-low temperatures over a large part of Oman.
Canadian smoke moves towards the North Atlantic
The smoke from the devastating wild fires in Alberta, Canada, could be seen moving towards the North Atlantic on 9 May.
Mount Etna eruption in winter 2015
On 3 December 2015, for the first time in two years Mount Etna, erupted.
Large dust cloud over the Canary Islands
In January 2015 a high layer of dust moved from north-western Africa to the Canary Islands.