Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
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.
Contrail shadows over the stratus
Unusually shaped shadow contours of high contrail clouds, casted over the wide stratus field, were explored through various VIIRS (i.e. FCI proxy) and SEVIRI products.
Intense Mediterranean cyclone's alpine crossing
A cyclone that intensified over Mediterranean waters took a very direct path over the Alps.
Devastating wildfires near Athens
In late July 2018 wildfires ripped through coastal areas in Greece, causing thousands to flee and a number of fatalities.
Fires in Croatia and Montenegro
Fires raged along the Adriatic coast for days in mid-July 2017, causing major destruction in Croatia and Montenegro.
Wildfires in Chile in January 2017
During the southern hemisphere summer 2017, central and southern parts of Chile were stricken by the most devastating wildfires in the country's history.
Gravity waves over the South Atlantic
Interplay of atmospheric gravity waves over the South Atlantic off the African coast.
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.
Eruption of Calbuco Volcano, Chile
Chile’s Calbuco volcano unexpectedly erupted for the first time in more than 40 years in late April 2015.