Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Catastrophic fires over Portugal and Spain
In the beginning of August, in conjunction with the heatwave over Western and Central Europe, Portugal was hit by the most devastating forest fire in a century.
Night-time fog and fire monitoring in South Africa
On the morning of 5 July low stratus clouds moved in over the eastern high ground of South Africa, as well as Lesotho. This low stratus cloud and fog usually makes its appearance during the early hours of the morning.
Sulphur plant explosion over northern Iraq
On 25 June 2003, a fire broke out at the Al-Mishraq sulphur plant and a thick sulphur smoke dominated the sky in the area.