Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
June solstice 2019
The June solstice is the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. It took place at 15:54 UTC on 21 June.
A summer of heatwaves and drought for many
Summer 2018 in much of Europe was characterised by prolonged heatwaves, leading to droughts in some areas.
Ice melting in the Baltic Sea
After a dark Nordic winter, the Meteosat Natural Colour RGB provides a view of day time ice through the combination of 0.8 µm, 1.6 µm and 3.9 µm — optimal to separate land, ice or cloud.
Record waves in the Baltic Sea
On 12 January 2017 an intense low generated record high waves in northern parts of the Baltic Sea. Waves up to 14 m were observed, equalling the previous record from December 2004.
Snow from trough over eastern Mediterranean Sea
The Airmass RGB shows the deep upper level trough over the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Severe convective storms over Germany and Poland
From 23 to 25 August, a series of active weather fronts passed across West and Central Europe, triggering the development of several large thunderstorms.
Etesian winds seen in Meteosat visible images
Etesian winds seen in MSG High-Resolution visible images.