Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
SO2 and water vapour converge at Mount Nyamuragira
Sulphur dioxide (SO2) plumes can be clearly seen (coloured neon green) being emitted from the Nyamuragira volcano.
Ash plume from Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle volcano
A major ash plume ejected by the Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex (PCCVC), that started to erupt early June 2011, is blowing over the South Atlantic.
Smoke from Minnesota fires over Europe
A smoke plume, from the fires in Minnesota on 12 September, reached Europe.
Three major Saharan dust squalls
Outflow from Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) caused three major dust squalls in August 2011.
Tenth Etna paroxysm of 2011
On 12 August, Etna had its tenth paroxysm of the year, captured in the Meteosat-9 Ash RGB product.
Contrails over France and Germany
Contrails over France and Germany early in the morning of 10 August.
Large SO2 plume from the Nabro volcano, Eritrea
A large SO2 plume (red-pink colour), originating from the Nabro volcano in Eritrea, moves towards the Middle East.
Stratospheric volcanic cloud from Puyehuè-Cordón
The stratospheric volcanic cloud (ash and SO2) from the Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex (PCCVC) continues to move eastwards.
Ash and SO2 plume from the Puyehuè-Cordón
The ash and SO2 plume from the Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex (PCCVC) meanders over the Southern Atlantic.
Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex eruption
On 3–4 June the Puyehuè-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex (PCCVC) erupted after two decades of dormancy.