Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
The chemical fingerprint of Amazonian fires
Observations of formaldehyde Metop-B GOME-2 instrument on 19-20 August 2019.
Torrential rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
Monitoring drought in Brazil using Meteosat data
Using Meteosat-10 data from January-August 2018 to monitoring drought in northeast Brazil.
Floods in South America
Due to El Niño, parts of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru had weeks of almost continuous rain.
Wildfires in Chile in January 2017
Parts of Chile had their most devastating wildfires in the country's history.
Rains over Atacama desert
Unusual rain event brought almost an inch of rain to the Atacama, Antofagasta & Coquimbo.
Severe floods in Brazil
Heavy rains over the Brazilian states of Santa Catarina & Paraná, caused severe flooding.
Smoke & dust streamers over Argentina seen by Meteosat-10
Strong winds, high temperatures, & drought fuelled wildfires in northern Argentina.
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.