Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Tropopause dynamic anomaly approaches Spain
On 22 October, Meteosat-9 observed a nice, circular PV anomaly (or tropopause dynamic anomaly) over the Eastern North-Atlantic, not far away from the Azores (see reddish area in the image).
Eruption of Jebel Al-Tair in the Red Sea
After 124 years dormant, the Jebel Al-Tair volcano erupted throwing lava and ash hundreds of metres into the air.
Floods in Africa
The 2007 floods of Africa were reported by the UN as being one of the worst floodings in recorded history.
High-level mountain wave clouds over the Po Valley
High-level mountain wave clouds over the Po Valley in Meteosat imagery, September 2007.
Gravity waves in the South Atlantic
On 3 Sep 2007, a spectacular case of gravity waves was observed by Meteosat over the South Atlantic just west of the African Coast at Angola (just visible on the right).
Cloud arc in the Gulf of Lions marks Mistral outflow boundary
Cloud arc in the Gulf of Lions marks Mistral outflow boundary.
Category 5 hurricane Dean hits Yucatan peninsula
Dean made landfall in the Yucatan on 21 August, and a second landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico, on 22 August.
West African monsoon crosses the Sahara desert
This year, in Africa, the summer storms of the long rains have been notable.
Fires threaten the historic city of Dubrovnik
Several fires broke out in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County on 5 August 2007.
Europe battered by weather extremes
Europe battered by weather extremes (cold and wet in the north, hot and fires in the south) in July 2007.
Etesian winds seen in Meteosat visible images
Etesian winds seen in MSG High-Resolution visible images.