Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Winter convection over UK, snowy European mountains
Variety of European weather seen on high resolution Meteosat-10 imagery.
Warm & cold air seen as cold front crossing the UK
Airmass RGB image showing a cold front stretching from the Baltic Sea through Denmark, across England and Wales and then into the Atlantic towards the Azores.
Severe thunderstorms over Sardinia
Flash floods caused by heavy thunderstorms tear through streets in Sardinia, submerging homes and killing at least 18 people.
Signs of severe turbulence
The 'fringing' in jet stream cirrus, seen in the imagery, indicates the likelihood of severe turbulence.
Distrails over Central Europe
A distrail, short for dissipation trail, forms when an aircraft flies through a supercooled cloud.
Cloudy over the southern Alpine valleys
For days persistent low-level clouds have been hiding the southern alpine valleys from the sun.
Flash flood in Thessaloniki
On 17 September 2004, between 19:00 and 20:00 UTC, an episode of intense rain left 17 mm of water in Thessaloniki which caused flooding and the release of sewage waters (and rats) over the Bay of Thermaikos.
Bora and Foehn winds meet in Po Valley
During the night 16-17 September, an upper-level disturbance crossed the Alps and northern Italy causing some rain (mainly in north-east Italy).
Severe storms captured by super rapid scan
Convective storms, many severe and causing significant damage in parts of Germany and Switzerland, captured at 2.5-minute intervals by Meteosat-8.
Satellite & airplane views of cold ring-shape storm
17–20 June 2013 was the first heat wave of the year in central Europe.