Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
20th anniversary of the NASA Terra satellite
On 18 December 2019, NASA’s EOS Terra satellite celebrates 20 years since its launch in 1999.
Explosive cyclogenesis in Río de la Plata & Atlantic Ocean
Rapid development of a cyclogenesis caused strong winds and 11 m waves in the Atlantic Ocean. The coastal cities of Buenos Aires and Uruguay suffered severe damage.
Eruption of Calbuco Volcano, Chile
Chile’s Calbuco volcano unexpectedly erupted for the first time in more than 40 years in late April 2015.
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina causes fatal road accidents.
Eruption of the Chaitén volcano in Chile
On 2 May 2008 an old volcanic caldera erupted close to the coastal town of Chaitén in southern Chile.