Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Ex-Tropical Storm Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Strong Etna eruptions seen by Meteosat
Mount Etna erupted several times in December 2020 and January 2021.
Early summer convection in central Argentina and Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps in December 2020
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Anticyclone with very dry air in mid troposphere
During last week of November 2020, a very stable anticyclone formed over central Europe.
Tropical Cyclone Gati makes historic landfall in Somalia
Tropical Cyclone Gati was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in Somalia, in late November 2020.
Large dust clouds over northern Europe
Largest European-made dust clouds ever seen in Meteosat imagery in autumn 2020.
A large smoke cloud was sucked into Hurricane Paulette, changing microphysical properties of associated cloud bands.
Smoke from California fires above Europe seen by NOAA-20
Smoke from California fires seen in the NOAA-20 VIIRS 1.38 micron band.