Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Medicane Numa over the Ionian Sea
Numa was a Mediterranean tropical-like cyclone, or Medicane, with the properties of a subtropical cyclone.
Widespread wildfires in Portugal and Spain
Smoke and flames from extensive wildfires in Portugal and Spain in mid-October 2017 could be clearly seen on satellite imagery.
Eruption of volcano Aoba (Ambae) in Vanuatu archipelago
Located on the small island Aoba, or Ambae, in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, the volcano of the same name erupted in the days from 22 September 2017 onward.
Fires in Croatia and Montenegro
Fires raged along the Adriatic coast for days in mid-July 2017, causing major destruction in Croatia and Montenegro.
Massive iceberg breaks off from Antarctica
In early July 2017, a massive section of ice split off from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf.
Smoke plumes near Vesuvius
On 11 July 2017 both Meteosat-10 and Suomi-NPP saw impressive smoke displays from the wildfires on the flanks of Vesuvius in Italy.
Wave clouds along the south side of the Alps
Orographic or wave clouds occurred in the lee of the Alps on 7 April 2017, under northerly winds.
Etna volcanic eruption
Etna woke up again in the evening of 15 March 2017, spewing ash and SO2, and forming a nice looking plume.
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.