Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
Flooding in southern Spain
Tropical air trapped in Gulf of Cadiz caused severe flooding in southern Spain in December 2016.
VIIRS double view of snowy Alps
On 29 November 2016 the VIIRS instrument on Suomi-NPP covered the Alps in two consecutive day orbits. This does not happen very often.
Heavy rain & flooding in Piedmont, Italy
In November 2016 Piedmont region of Italy had intense multi-day precipitation.
Storm Angus, the first named UK storm of Autumn 2016, brought high winds and flooding to southern parts of the country.
Medicane over the Mediterranean Sea
In late October 2016 both Meteosat-10 and Metop 'saw' a Medicane that formed over the Ionian Sea.
Smoke from wildfires in Portugal
Smoke from widespread wildfires which ravaged parts of Portugal in early August 2016, was seen by Meteosat-10 on 8 August.
Torrential rain over Skopje
The area of Skopje, in the Republic of Macedonia, had 100 mm of rain in two hours on 6 August 2016, causing severe flash flooding.
Smoke over Russia
Widespread smoke over Russia clearly seen on Meteosat Natural Colour RGB imagery on the morning of 25 July 2016.
Blooms in the Baltic Sea
An image of algal blooms and ocean eddies were captured by Sentinel-3A in July 2016.