Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
2015 - warm, dry but stormy year
An overview of some of the more significant weather events of 2015, using satellite data, including data from Meteosat and Metop.
Polar low off the coast of northern Norway
Two polar lows, which appeared off the coast of Norway in November 2015, could be identified using ASCAT winds and satellite imagery.
Tropical Cyclone Chapala
Tropical Cyclone Chapala was one of the strongest cyclones to ever hit Yemen.
Large Midsummer fires in Spain, on the evening of 23 June, were detected by Metop-A's 3.7µm channel.
Tropical Cyclone Ashobaa
In early June Tropical Cyclone Ashobaa formed over the Indian Ocean, then headed towards Oman.
Traditional Beltane fires seen by Metop
Hotspots from balefires in parts of Europe could be seen on the Metop image from 30 April.
Eruption of Calbuco Volcano, Chile
Chile’s Calbuco volcano unexpectedly erupted for the first time in more than 40 years in late April 2015.
Snow-covered Alps in Spring
April is the best month to look at snow-covered Alps, because of a big contrast between the snow-free valleys with fresh vegetation and the snow-covered mountains.
Cold pool moves from Sea of Norway to Alps
Cold pool moving from the Sea of Norway down to the eastern Alps made a rather unexpected outing in between.