Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Large SO2 plume from Erta Ale volcano
Large SO2 plume from Erta Ale crossed the Red Sea towards Yemen in Nov 2008.
Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts over northern Sudan
Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts over northern Sudan shown in rapid-scan imagery from Meteosat-8.
Remarkable dust cloud over Iceland
Winds from ex-hurricane Ike gives rise to a remarkable dust cloud over Iceland.
Large smoke plume over the Mozambique Channel
Large smoke plume from forest fires seen over the Mozambique Channel.
SO2 plumes from the Kasatochi eruption
Sulphur dioxide (SO2) plumes from the Kasatochi eruption circled the whole northern hemisphere over more than 20 days.
Blue plume above nocturnal temperature inversion
Blue dust plume above nocturnal temperature inversion observed in Meteosat RGB imagery.
Wild fires over Rhodes and Turkey
Wildfires over Rhodes and Turkey burned out of control for several days in the fourth week of July 2008.
Largest forest fire in Norway in 60 years
On 9 June a large forest fire started in a region in southern Norway that had been extremely dry during the previous weeks.
Eruption of the Chaitén volcano in Chile
On 2 May 2008 an old volcanic caldera erupted close to the coastal town of Chaitén in southern Chile.
Dense smoke over Argentina and Uruguay
In April 2008, smoke from grassland burning could be seen along the course of the Paraná river.