Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Large dust plume ejecting off west Africa
Saharan dust heading for Europe in Feb 2021; second major dust outbreak of the season
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Smoke from California fires above Europe seen by NOAA-20
Smoke from California fires seen in the NOAA-20 VIIRS 1.38 micron band.
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.
Dust lifted from a dry Patagonian lake reaches the South Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in 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.
Pollution causes cloud-free gaps in clouds
Elongated cloud-free gaps in stratus clouds caused by industrial air pollution.
Fire-induced convection from Russian wildfires
Fire-induced convection over the summer 2010 Russian wildfires.
Cellular convection in cirrus clouds
Cellular convection in cirrus clouds as a possible effect of dust aerosols.