Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Strong winds, heavy rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
Monitoring of drought in Northeast region of Brazil using Meteosat-10 data
The Northeast region of Brazil is a drought prone region characterised by low rainfall (less than 800 mm of annual mean rainfall).
Floods in South America
Due to reinforcing of El Niño along the western coast of South America, large areas of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru were severely affected by weeks of almost continuous rain in March and April 2017.
Wildfires in Chile in January 2017
During the southern hemisphere summer 2017, central and southern parts of Chile were stricken by the most devastating wildfires in the country's history.
Severe floods in Brazil
Between 7 and 10 June heavy rains associated with the advance of a cold front over the Brazilian states of Santa Catarina and Paraná, caused severe flooding.
Smoke & dust streamers over Argentina seen by Met-10
Strong winds, high temperatures, and months of drought fuelled an outbreak of wildfire in northern Argentina in September 2013.
Flash floods in Argentina
One of the heaviest storms on record caused flash floods in Argentina between 1–3 April.
Assess ground humidity with Meteosat
Using Meteosat channel 04 (IR3.9) to assess ground humidity in South America.