Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Strong Etna eruptions seen by Meteosat
Mount Etna erupted several times in December 2020 and January 2021.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Anticyclone with very dry air in mid troposphere
During last week of November 2020, a very stable anticyclone formed over central Europe.
Storms hit France in early October
Europe was battered during the first October weekend in 2020, with extensive storms, extreme rainfall and flooding.
Medicane causes storms in Italy & Greece
Tropical storm-like cyclone causing storms, severe wind and high seas over Ionian Sea, September 2020.
Urban flash flood in Zagreb
Extreme rainfall on the evening of 24 July 2020 left the Croatia capital Zagreb under water.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.
Cold spell in Europe
In Europe, March 2020 ended with a cold spell, due to a strong cold air outbreak from the north.
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.
Cross-Atlantic moisture transport
Moisture transport from sub-tropical Atlantic brought precipitation to the UK and parts of western Europe on 9 and 10 March 2020.
Storm Ciara sweeps across Europe
Storm Ciara swept over many parts of Europe from 9-10 February 2020.