Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Strong Etna eruptions seen by Meteosat
Mount Etna erupted several times in December 2020 and January 2021.
Early summer convection in Argentina & Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
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.
Iceberg A68-A curves around South Georgia
The breakup of Iceberg A68-A, in December 2020, was observed in Meteosat and GOES imagery.
Upwelling in the Gulf of Tehuantepec
Strong upwelling of cold ocean waters and an increase in phytoplankton growth in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Anticyclone with very dry air in mid troposphere
During last week of November 2020, a very stable anticyclone formed over central Europe.
Tropical Cyclone Gati historic landfall in Somalia
Tropical Cyclone Gati was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in Somalia, in late November 2020.
Hurricane Iota - another record-breaking storm
In mid-November 2020 Hurricane Iota became the 30th named storm of the North Atlantic Hurricane season.