Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Large forest fire near Haifa
Meteosat-9 observes a plume of smoke carried by easterly winds, originating from wildfires in the Carmel Mountains, north of Haifa.
Following two weeks of heavy monsoon rains, Metop-A captured this image of the swollen Indus River and severe flooding in surrounding areas.
Russian carbon monoxide
Imagery derived from the Metop-A IASI instrument shows carbon monoxide (CO) over Russia produced by the wild fires.
Tropical moist air crosses West Africa, bringing rains to the central parts of the Sahara desert.
Numerous fires raging over Russia
The numerous fires raging over Russia, in particular south-east of Moscow, are well-illustrated by the yellow-to-red coloured hot spots on the IR3.7 channel of the Metop-A AVHRR instrument.
Fires continue to burn over Russia
As fires continue to burn over Russia, Metop-A spotted an intense fire on the evening of 4 August.
A blanket of smog covers Moscow
A blanket of smog covers Moscow, caused by nearby peat bog fires to the south and east of the city.
Fire-induced convection from Russian wildfires
Fire-induced convection over the summer 2010 Russian wildfires.
Thunderstorms over Hungary, Romania & the Ukraine
On 14 June several convective clouds and convective systems developed in the Carpathian basin and to the east of it.
Heavy rains over Rio de Janeiro
Heavy rains over Rio de Janeiro and surrounding areas lead to deadly flooding and mudslides.