Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Strong winds, heavy rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
Severe floods in Brazil
Between 7 and 10 June heavy rains associated with the advance of a cold front over the Brazilian states of Santa Catarina and Paraná, caused severe flooding.
Smoke & dust streamers over Argentina seen by Met-10
Strong winds, high temperatures, and months of drought fuelled an outbreak of wildfire in northern Argentina in September 2013.
Flash floods in Argentina
One of the heaviest storms on record caused flash floods in Argentina between 1–3 April.
Assess ground humidity with Meteosat
Using Meteosat channel 04 (IR3.9) to assess ground humidity in South America.
Heavy rains over Rio de Janeiro
Heavy rains over Rio de Janeiro and surrounding areas lead to deadly flooding and mudslides.
Heavy rain over the Santa Catarina
Heavy rain over the Brazilian State of Santa Catarina, produced by shallow convection.
Ring of storms around the Bolivian High
In the early weeks of 2007, heavy rain caused many deaths in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo resulting from severe flooding and related accidents.