Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Annular solar eclipse on solstice
During the 2020 June solstice the shadow of the Moon, travelling from west to east, appeared in the images of three geostationary satellites.
Super Tropical Cyclone Amphan in Bay of Bengal
Low pressure area that formed on 13 May intensified into a Super Tropical Cyclone Amphan on 18 May, due to exceptionally warm waters in the Bay of Bengal.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in South-East Europe
High values of particulate matter (PM10) were recorded in the air in many places across South-East Europe on 27 March 2020.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from widespread wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia in May and June 2019.
Convective storm over Alsharqyiah region, Oman
In mid-May 2019 parts of Oman had widespread heavy rain with hail at times — unusual for that time of year.
Tropical Cyclone Fani makes landfall in India
Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha, northeastern India on 3 May 2019.
Rare sighting of two tropical cyclones on same longitude
In April 2019 a rare image of two tropical cyclones on the same longitude was captured on Meteosat imagery.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods in late March and early April 2019.
Major dust outbreak over the Taklimakan Desert
Major dust outbreak over the Taklimakan Desert seen in Meteosat-8 images in March 2019.
Outflow of Indian winter smog over north Indian Ocean
On 6 January 2019 Indian winter smog spread over the north Indian Ocean.