Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Cyclogenesis off Uruguay and southern Brazil
Explosive cyclogenesis off the Uruguay coast and near southern Brazil in early April could be seen in satellite imagery.
Dust from a dry Patagonian lake reaches Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
Powerful eruption of Ubinas volcano
There was a powerful explosive eruption from the Ubinas volcano in Peru on 19 July 2019.
Strong winds, heavy rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
The Fujiwhara effect on extratropical cyclones
Extratropical cyclones in the south-east Pacific underwent the Fujiwhara effect in June 2019.
Rare tropical storm in the South Atlantic basin
In late March 2019 a rare tropical storm formed in the South Atlantic basin, off the coast of Brazil.
Night-time thunderstorms over Argentina
The GOES-16 ABI Night Microphysics RGB monitored convective outflow boundaries from major thunderstorms in Argentina in early March 2019.
Thunderstorms over La Plata river
In late March 2018 severe thunderstorms hit parts of South America.
Intense thunderstorms in Argentina and Uruguay
Intense thunderstorms in Argentina and Uruguay, with hail and rain, helped extinguish fires in February 2018.