Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Torrential rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
Rare tropical storm in the southern Atlantic
In late March 2019 a rare tropical storm formed in the south Atlantic basin.
Cloud patterns and an anticyclone over Brazil
Using Meteosat-10 imagery to identify cloud patterns associated with an anticyclone in Brazil.
Heavy rainfall from low-level jet in south Brazil
Meteosat-10 imagery can be used to investigate 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 80 mm of rain in two hours and large hailstones.
Dust from Africa travels to Brazil
Typically, every year between June and August dust travels across the Atlantic. This example shows dust reaching Brazil, during the FIFA World Cup.
Severe floods in Brazil
Between 7 and 10 June heavy rains associated with the advance of a cold front over the Brazilian states of Santa Catarina and Paraná, caused severe flooding.
Sand at sea, as seen from space
On 11 April 2012 EUMETSAT’s international training project EUMETrain started tracking the movements of the German research icebreaker Polarstern.