Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Heatwaves across Western Europe
Widespread heatwaves and wildfire outbreaks across west Europe and UK in mid-July 2022.
Widespread dust intrusion across Europe
Continental-wide plume of Saharan dust across Europe in March 2022.
Spring flooding of north Italian rice fields
In spring in northern Italy to aid rice cultivation, rice fields are flooded, which can be seen in satellite imagery.
Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption
The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma erupted on 19 September 2021.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Geldingadalir eruptions affect cloud microphysics
Altered cloud microphysical structure above Geldingadalir eruptions, April 2021.
Major dust outbreaks - Africa, Middle East & China
Meteosat-8 spots series of dust outbreaks in March 2021.
Mount Etna very active in February & March 2021
Regular Etna eruptions observed in February and March 2021.
Strong Etna eruptions seen by Meteosat
Mount Etna erupted several times in December 2020 and January 2021.
Thunderstorms and flooding in Spain
On 26 August 2019 widespread thunderstorms caused severe flooding in parts of Spain.