Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Multiple severe rain events in western Med & N Africa
Between 23 October and 2 November 2021, a series of upper-level lows caused disturbances in the western Mediterranean/northern Africa area.
Storm Ahti causes damage in northern Finland
On 21 June 2021 Storm Ahti caused widespread damage and flooding in northern Finland.
February 2021: very cold in Europe & North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.
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.
Moderate stau (‘südstau’) on the Alpine southside
On 17 March 2019 Meteosat-11 captured imagery of stau clouds over the Alps.
Contrail shadows over the stratus
Unusually shaped shadow contours of high contrail clouds, casted over the wide stratus field, were explored through various VIIRS (i.e. FCI proxy) and SEVIRI products.
Intense Mediterranean cyclone's alpine crossing
A cyclone that intensified over Mediterranean waters took a very direct path over the Alps.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Synoptic dipole over Europe
A vivid cyclone-anticyclone duo dominated the synoptic situation over Europe on 18-20 September 2018.