Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Arctic blast turned US white
Band of ice from freezing rain over Texas clearly seen in RGB imagery on 19 Feb 2021.
End of the cold spell in western Europe, arrival of cold air in south-eastern Europe
Cold spell in Germany ended with freezing rain on 15 February. Snowstorm hit Greece and western Turkey.
February 2021: very cold first half in Europe and North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Storm Christoph batters the UK
Storm Christoph caused severe flooding and heavy snowfall in parts of the UK in mid-January 2021.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Ex-Tropical Storm Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Early summer convection in central Argentina and Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps in December 2020
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Tropical Cyclone Gati makes historic landfall in Somalia
Tropical Cyclone Gati was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in Somalia, in late November 2020.