Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Smoke and burned areas from Greek fires
Smoke and burned area scars from the Greek wildfires in Aug 2021 seen in satellite imagery.
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.
Devastating eruptions of volcano Fuego near Guatemala City
In June 2018 eruptions from volcano Fuego, 40 km west-southwest of Guatemala City, brought disaster and many deaths to its surrounding area.
Sharp dust boundary over northern Africa
A sharp dust boundary formed in March 2018, after the clash of a dry and dusty Saharan air mass with a moist tropical air mass.
Fires in Croatia and Montenegro
Fires raged along the Adriatic coast for days in mid-July 2017, causing major destruction in Croatia and Montenegro.
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.
Canadian smoke moves towards the North Atlantic
The smoke from the devastating wild fires in Alberta, Canada, could be seen moving towards the North Atlantic on 9 May.
Eruption of Calbuco Volcano, Chile
Chile’s Calbuco volcano unexpectedly erupted for the first time in more than 40 years in late April 2015.