Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Ex-Tropical Storm Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Meanders in the Mediterranean
Instabilities in ocean currents can be identified through synergistic use of data from the Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellites.
South African Algal Blooms
Detection of harmful algal blooms in the southern Benguela, as seen by OLCI aboard Sentinel-3.
Undular bore off Mauritania
Early on 2 July an undular bore developed on the coast of Mauritania (south of Nouakchott).
Undular Bore racing towards the Atlantic
Nightly thunderstorms in the border region of Mauritania and Senegal are at the origin of the undular bore (low-level outflow) that raced out into the Atlantic at the speed of close to 85 km/h.
The first major winter cyclone over the eastern Mediterranean Sea brings long expected rains to the Middle East, causing stormy seas along the Egyptian coastline and a large scale dust outbreak over Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Atlantic ship trails
This Night Microphysics RGB image shows numerous ship trails over the South Atlantic, off the coast of Southern Africa.