Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.
Cross-Atlantic moisture transport
Moisture transport from sub-tropical Atlantic brought precipitation to the UK and parts of western Europe on 9 and 10 March 2020.
Dust lifted from a dry Patagonian lake reaches the South Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
Devastating Typhoon Hagibis
Typhoon Hagibis was the worst storm to hit Japan for half a century, when it made landfall in mid-October 2019.
Mount Pico in the Azores shrouded in orographically-induced clouds
In late-September 2019 Mount Pico in the Azores was shrouded in clouds formed by the orographic effect.
Damaging storms over Central Europe
Strong convective episodes occurred, at the boundary of a synoptic ridge, over a two day period in early June 2019, causing widespread damage in parts of Central Europe.
Satellite images of bright meteor (bolide) east of Kamchatka
On 18 December 2018 at 23:48:20 UTC a very bright meteor exploded above the Bering Sea, east of Kamchatka.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.