Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Dust lifted from a dry Patagonian lake reaches the South Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
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.
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.