Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in south-east Europe
High values of particulate matter (PM10) were recorded in the air in many places across South-East Europe on 27 March 2020.
Pollution levels drop during COVID-19 lockdown
The COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020 had a visible effect on pollution.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from widespread wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia in May and June 2019.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods in late March and early April 2019.
Phytoplankton blooms spotted by Sentinel-3
Images of the variety of species of phytoplankton that bloom in the world’s oceans and lakes in 2017 & 2018.
Colour-changing dust cloud vortex
Dust in northern Iraq shows different colours before and after circulation.
Snow over Jordan and northern parts of Saudi Arabia
Overnight on 19-20 December 2016 there were heavy snowfalls in Jordan and in Turaif city in Saudi Arabia.
Smoke over Russia
Widespread smoke over Russia clearly seen on Meteosat Natural Colour RGB imagery on the morning of 25 July 2016.
Large dust cloud over the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East shrouded in a persistent dust cloud in early September 2015.
Dust associated with thermal low over Oman
Dust circulation associated with the seasonal thermal low-pressure system over the north-eastern Arabian Peninsula 12-13 July 2015