Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Night-time fires & low clouds in Nigeria & Cameroon
The images below show a night-time situation over Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana. Most of the area is cloud-free, which is typical for this time of the year (dry season).
Hailstorm in Potchefstroom area (South Africa)
On 27 of October 2004, a hailstorm occurred in Potchefstroom, North West Province, situated just south-west of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Severe flash flooding in Boscastle, UK
A case of severe flooding in the Cornish village of Boscastle.
Transition of Hurricane Alex
Hurricane Alex makes the transition from a category 3 hurricane to an extra-tropical cyclone.
Night-time fog/low stratus in Brazil, Paraguay & Bolivia
Night-time fog and low stratus in Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia.
Fires over Guinea, West Africa
In the last ten days of April 2004, at the end of the dry season, MSG observed an increase of fire activity over West Africa.