Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods in late March and early April 2019.
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.
Sunglint during March equinox
Satellite imagery during the Spring Equinox (Autumn in Southern Hemisphere) captured very obvious sunglint near the Equator.
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.
Sunglint column over Bay of Bengal
On 10 April 2016 the MODIS instrument registered an almost perfect sunglint column over the Bay of Bengal.
Frozen Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal, the world's oldest and deepest freshwater lake, was still almost completely frozen in Spring 2016.
Tropical Cyclone Chapala
Tropical Cyclone Chapala was one of the strongest cyclones to ever hit Yemen.
Thick smog over Beijing
Thick smog blanketed China's capital city, Beijing, for many days, as seen by Metop-A.
Large dust storms over Sudan, Libya & the Middle East
On 13 May 2004, Meteosat-8 observed five major dust storms within a satellite field of view of about 1200 x 900 pixels.