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.
Satellite images of bright meteor (bolide) east of Kamchatka
On 18 December 2018 at 23:48:20 UTC a very bright meteor exploded above the Bering Sea, east of Kamchatka.
Isolated convective complex over the upper Persian/Arabian Gulf
On 19 October 2018 a convective complex developed over open waters in the upper Persian/Arabian Gulf.
Dense dust outbreak across the Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula to its south coast and out over the Arabian Sea in late July/early August 2018.
Cold spell brings record low temperatures to Oman
A cold outbreak over the Gulf of Persia in early February 2017 led to record-low temperatures over a large part of Oman.
Lingering fog over the Arabian Peninsula
From 24 December and for more than 10 days, a thick fog invaded the Arabian Gulf countries resulting in limited night-morning visibility.
Himawari-8 has its eye on Typhoon Nepartak
Super Typhoon Nepartak reached winds of 270 km/h when it was seen by Himawari-8 on 6 July.
Tropical Cyclone Fantala
Tropical Cyclone Fantala showed a very clearly defined eye as the storm reached Category 5 level in mid-April.
Frozen Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal, the world's oldest and deepest freshwater lake, was still almost completely frozen in Spring 2016.
Dust outbreaks sweep through China
During 18-19 February 2016 several dust outbreaks occurred over China.
Expedition crossing the Empty Quarter
A team of three men and camels successfully walked the Empty Quarter (Rub AlKhali) from south (Salalah, Oman) to north (Doha, Qatar) in 49 days, supported by four-wheel drive vehicles.