Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
European heatwaves in summer 2019
Maximum temperature records were broken in many parts of Europe in June and July 2019, due to a series of heatwaves.
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.
A summer of heatwaves and drought for many
Summer 2018 in much of Europe was characterised by prolonged heatwaves, leading to droughts in some areas.
Drought brings water shortage to parts of Italy
Following an extremely dry spring causing a drought, parts of Italy suffered from water shortages in 2017.
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.