Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
Rains over Atacama desert
On Thursday 26th March 2015, an unusual rain event brought almost an inch of precipitation to the Atacama, Antofagasta and Coquimbo regions.