Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Dust from a dry Patagonian lake reaches Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
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.
Cold spell brings record low temperatures to Oman
A cold outbreak over the Gulf of Persia in early February 2017 led to record-low temperatures over a large part of Oman.
Large dust cloud over the Canary Islands
Around the 12 January, a high layer of dust moved from north-western Africa covering the area around the Canary Islands, impacting visibility.
Pollution causes cloud-free gaps in clouds
Elongated cloud-free gaps in stratus clouds caused by industrial air pollution.
Haze veil on the Pakistani coast
The lower part of the Indus River (severely flooded during the last monsoon season) and the adjacent Rann of Kutch (seasonal salt marsh) have dried out after the monsoon, forming potential source of dust.
East Asia dust storm
This Terra MODIS Dust RGB product shows a wall of postfrontal dust blowing across eastern China.
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina causes fatal road accidents.
Dust over Alborz mountains and Caspian Sea
A dust plume makes it through a gap in the ranges and is blown down the Sefid Rood Valley, where it starts to fan out over the Caspian Sea.
Continental-scale dust outbreak over Africa
According to the NASA Earth Observatory, March 2010 was a spectacular month for dust outbreaks.
Remarkable dust cloud over Iceland
Winds from ex-hurricane Ike gives rise to a remarkable dust cloud over Iceland.
Forecasting coloured rain in Bulgaria
On 23 March a typical, spring season synoptic situation was prevailing over Europe, characterised by a cold meridional flow from Greenland through Western and Central Europe to the North African coast, and with an intensive transport of warm dry air towards the Balkans.