Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Atlantic front pushes sub-tropics moisture towards UK
Imagery from NOAA NESDIS Blended Total Precipitable Water product, based on a variety of microwave instruments including AMSU on Metop-A.
Thunderstorms cause dramatic flooding in Tuscany
Meteosat-8 rapid scan imagery helped to nowcast the severe thunderstorms that hit Tuscany on 12 November 2012.
Central Europe heavy rain event
Central Europe heavy rain event beginning on the night of 13–14 September 2012.
Severe convective storm over N Italy & Slovenia
This severe convective storm, which brought heavy rain of up to 150 mm over northern Italy and Slovenia, was captured by Meteosat-10 during its commissioning phase/rapid scan test.
Large fires in Marbella
On the afternoon of 30 August a fire started near Marbella in southern Spain, which lasted 30 hours, killing one person.
Sudden floods in Kuban, southern Russia
Strong convection caused fatal flooding in Kuban in August 2012.
Forest fires in northern Algeria
Around 20,000 hectares of land has burnt in forest fires in parts of northern Algeria.
Fires during heat wave in the Canary Islands
A faint plume of smoke can be seen south west of Gomera (third island from the West) — the result of a large fire.