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.
Fires devastate parts of Asturias and Cantabria
Northern regions of Asturias and Cantabria in Spain were ravaged by hundreds of fires in December.
Meteosat-10 imagery showing the rapid development of Storm Desmond, which battered parts of the UK in early December.
Fires in the Iberian peninsula
Due to the hot summer and consequent dry soil, there were a number of fires in the Iberian peninsula, on 6-11 August.
Wildfires in Greece
In the night of 16/17 July wildfires broke out in the extreme south-eastern corner of the Peloponnese peninsula.
European heatwaves lead to droughts
Recurring heatwaves caused droughts in parts of Central Europe in summer 2015.
Large Midsummer fires in Spain, on the evening of 23 June, were detected by Metop-A's 3.7µm channel.
Smoke from Canadian fires seen over Europe
On 13 June smoke from wildfires in Canada travelled over parts of Northern Europe.