Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Colour-changing dust cloud vortex
Dust in northern Iraq shows different colours before and after circulation.
January 2017: freezing temperatures and snow in Central and Southern Europe
Freezing temperatures and snow hit Central and Southern Europe in January 2017.
Freezing drizzle in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus
From 18-21 January, a weak warm air advection from the north caused freezing rain or drizzle leading to dangerous, icy conditions in parts of Lithuania, Poland and Belarus.
Cold wave along the Spanish Mediterranean coast
In January 2017 a cold intrusion in Spain caused snowfall, gale storm winds and significant wave height that broke several records.
Rainbow patterns over parts of Europe
A deformation zone over parts of Europe, in January 2017, appeared on Meteosat Airmass imagery as a rainbow pattern.
Record waves in the Baltic Sea
On 12 January 2017 an intense low generated record high waves in northern parts of the Baltic Sea. Waves up to 14 m were observed, equalling the previous record from December 2004.
Heavy snowfall, floods and high winds to Europe
In early January 2017 two winter storms brought extreme weather to many parts of Europe.