Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Large smoke plume from wildfires in Russia
In summer 2021 Russia saw unprecedented widespread wildfires ravage large swathes of Siberia.
Devastating fire at Notre-Dame
Heat signatures from the fire that destroyed part of the historic Parisian cathedral Notre-Dame in April 2019 could be seen on satellite imagery.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods in late March and early April 2019.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
2015 - warm, dry but stormy year
An overview of some of the more significant weather events of 2015, using satellite data, including data from Meteosat and Metop.
Large Midsummer fires in Spain, on the evening of 23 June, were detected by Metop-A's 3.7µm channel.
Traditional Beltane fires seen by Metop
Hotspots from balefires in parts of Europe could be seen on the Metop image from 30 April.
Thunderstorms over Hungary, Romania & the Ukraine
On 14 June several convective clouds and convective systems developed in the Carpathian basin and to the east of it.
Hot spots from balefires in the Czech Republic
The interesting thing about the AVHRR image below are the many violet spots, which are hot spots caused by balefires.