Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Gravity waves off the Atlas Mountains
Interesting orographic cloud waves formed over the Atlas Mountains, and wider, in mid-December.
Lee Waves and Foehn over Austria
Strong winds from south-westerly directions created a Foehn situation over Austria on several days from 15 December 2019, with increased intensity on 17 December. The involved cloud types were very complex and changed during the day .
Record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo
Hurricane Lorenzo was the strongest hurricane on record to go so far north and east in the Atlantic Ocean, when it reached Category 5 status in September 2019.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
Thunderstorms and flooding in Spain
On 26 August 2019 widespread thunderstorms caused severe flooding in parts of Spain.
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.
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.
Strong winds, heavy rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
Triple views of thunderstorms in Finland
Thunderstorms across eastern and Northern Finland on 8 June 2019 could be easily tracked using all three Metop satellites that are now in orbit.
Storm Miguel batters parts of Europe
In early June 2019 Storm Miguel brought high winds and heavy rain to a number of countries in Western Europe.
European heatwaves in Summer 2019
Maximum temperature records were broken in many parts of Europe in June and July 2019, due to a series of heatwaves.