Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Cyclone over Europe & sand storm over Algeria
Cyclonic storm over Western Europe and sand storm over Northern Algeria.
Catastrophic fires over Portugal and Spain
In the beginning of August, in conjunction with the heatwave over Western and Central Europe, Portugal was hit by the most devastating forest fire in a century.
Frontal system over Europe & dust over the Med
Frontal cloud system over Eastern Europe, dust over the Mediterranean Sea and fires in Sardinia.
Dust storms and oil fires in the Middle East
Dust storms over the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia and Iraq, and oil fires over Baghdad.
Sulphur plant explosion over northern Iraq
On 25 June 2003, a fire broke out at the Al-Mishraq sulphur plant and a thick sulphur smoke dominated the sky in the area.