Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Cyclogenesis off Uruguay and southern Brazil
Explosive cyclogenesis off the Uruguay coast and near southern Brazil in early April could be seen in satellite imagery.
Floods in South America
Due to reinforcing of El Niño along the western coast of South America, large areas of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru were severely affected by weeks of almost continuous rain in March and April 2017.
Explosive cyclogenesis in Río de la Plata & Atlantic Ocean
Rapid development of a cyclogenesis caused strong winds and 11 m waves in the Atlantic Ocean. The coastal cities of Buenos Aires and Uruguay suffered severe damage.
Heavy rainfall from low-level jet in south Brazil
Investigating the connection between a low-level jet and heavy precipitation over southern Brazil.
Heavy hail in northern Uruguay
Thunderstorms in Uruguay on 21 September brought around 80mm of rain in two hours and large hailstones.
Rains over Atacama desert
On Thursday 26th March 2015, an unusual rain event brought almost an inch of precipitation to the Atacama, Antofagasta and Coquimbo regions.
Dust from Africa travels to Brazil
Typically, every year between June and August dust travels across the Atlantic, as shown in this Meteosat-10 imagery.