Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Early images from GOES-E
The new location of GOES-16 at 75°W provides a new source of imagery for the western part of Africa, including including Portuguese and Spanish territories such as the Canary islands.
Two short eruptions of volcano Popocatépetl
For more than 30 years Popocatépetl, situated south-west of Mexico City, has produced powerful explosions at irregular intervals. On 23-24 November 2017 two such short eruptions were observed.
Hurricane Ophelia's transition
In mid-October Ophelia transitioned from a hurricane to a mid-latitude low, bringing strong winds and heavy rains to parts of Ireland and the UK.
Record-breaking smoke from Canadian fires seen over Europe
High level smoke from Canadian wildfires, which started raging in early July 2017, could be seen as far as the Alps in August.
Record-breaking 2017 hurricane season
The North Atlantic hurricane season on 2017 has proved to be both devastating and record-breaking so far.
Thin cirrus seen in new GOES-16 ABI 1.3 micron band
Hurricane Dora — strongest Tropical Cyclone observed by new GOES-16.
Floods in South America
Due to reinforcing of El Niño along the western coast of South America, large areas of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru were severely affected by weeks of almost continuous rain in March and April 2017.