Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Dust over the Sea of Oman
A large area of dust was seen by both Meteosat and Sentinel-3A as it travelled across parts of the Middle East in November 2016.
Smoke over parts of South America
In August 2016 partially dense smoke veils covered extended areas of South America. The smoke was due to natural and man-made wildfires.
Smoke over Russia
Widespread smoke over Russia clearly seen on Meteosat Natural Colour RGB imagery on the morning of 25 July 2016.
Red rain over Spain
Southern Spain had muddy rain (also called red rain or rain dust) as a result of convection on 20 July.
Convective storm with two above-anvil ice plumes
AVHRR and SEVIRI products confirm that two above-anvil ice plumes consisted of small ice crystals.
Mount Etna eruption - May 2016
Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, erupted again in mid-May 2016.
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.
Saharan dust causes temperature drop
Some areas of Europe saw a significant drop in temperatures on 1 April 2016 due to a large cloud of Saharan dust.
Cyclone Ivan brings massive dust storm
Cyclone Ivan brought an impressive low that carried huge amounts of dust to parts of Europe at the end of March.