Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Pulsing dust release from the Bodele Depression
The Bodele Depression of northern Chad stands out globally as the single largest source region of mineral dust release into the atmosphere.
Defined cloud band over the northern Atlantic
Sharply defined cloud band over the Northern Atlantic (note the numerous condensation trails in the southern part).
Fires and rapidly growing burn scars
Fires and rapidly growing burn scars over Mali and Burkina Faso.
Prominent ash plume from the Soufriere Hills
Prominent ash plume carried on easterly winds, emanated by Soufriere Hills — a stratovolcano cluster on the Caribbean island of Montserrat.
Unusually large dust cloud envelops Australian coast
An unusually large dust cloud envelops the east coast of Australia.
Wild fires threaten the city of Athens
Reminiscent of the wildfires in southern Greece in 2007, heavy wildfires raged throughout the Greek regions of Attica and Central Greece for several days from 21 August onward.
Summer dust outbreaks over the Atlantic
Nowcasting SAF product shows high frequency of summer dust outbreaks over the Atlantic.
Dust-laden Saharan air over the Atlantic
Is dust-laden Saharan air over the Atlantic delaying hurricane season?
Zonda wind carries dust across Bolivia & Argentina
Example of the viento blanco and viento zonda carrying large amounts of dust across Bolivia and Argentina.