Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Phytoplankton bloom in the Black Sea
Intense and colourful bloom of various phytoplankton species across the Black Sea in July 2022.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Storm Eunice was a very severe Atlantic storm that hit parts of Western Europe on 18 February 2022.
Multiple severe rain events in western Med & N Africa
Between 23 Oct and 2 Nov 2021, a series of upper-level lows caused disturbances in the Mediterranean/northern Africa area.
Smoke and burned areas from Greek fires
Smoke and burned area scars from the Greek wildfires in Aug 2021 seen in satellite imagery.
Arctic blast turned US white
Band of ice from freezing rain over Texas clearly seen in RGB imagery on 19 Feb 2021.
Mount Etna very active in February & March 2021
Regular Etna eruptions observed in February and March 2021.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust
On 5-6 February 2021, a massive amount of Saharan dust was advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Devastating wildfires near Athens
In late July 2018 wildfires ripped through coastal areas in Greece, causing thousands to flee and a number of fatalities.