Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
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.
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.
Second eruption of Stromboli in 2019
The second eruption of the Italian volcano Stromboli occurred on 28 August - just a few weeks after a previous eruption.
Eruption of Stromboli volcano
The Italian volcano Stromboli erupted with a series of small explosions on 3 July 2019.
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.
Dust over Europe
Two dust clouds, one from northern Africa and one from Central Europe, travelled north towards Iceland and Greenland in late April 2019.
Mount Etna erupts on Christmas Eve
On Christmas Eve 2018 Mount Etna, Europe's highest and most active volcano, started erupting.
Widespread wildfires in Portugal and Spain
Smoke and flames from extensive wildfires in Portugal and Spain in mid-October 2017 could be clearly seen on satellite imagery.
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.
Fires in Croatia and Montenegro
Fires raged along the Adriatic coast for days in mid-July 2017, causing major destruction in Croatia and Montenegro.