Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Annular solar eclipse on solstice
During the 2020 June solstice the shadow of the Moon, travelling from west to east, appeared in the images of three geostationary satellites.
Super Tropical Cyclone Amphan in Bay of Bengal
Low pressure area that formed on 13 May intensified into a Super Tropical Cyclone Amphan on 18 May, due to exceptionally warm waters in the Bay of Bengal.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from widespread wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia in May and June 2019.
Deadly storms in Northern India
A very intense Mesoscale Convective System (MCS), with induced dust, was responsible for many casualties in the Uttar Pradesh province of Northern India in early May.
Severe storm over Japan
On 18 July 2017 Tokyo metropolitan area was affected by intense convective development.
Eruption of volcano Kambalny
In March 2017 the Russian volcano Kambalny, in southern Kamchatka, erupted for the first time in 650 years.
Holepunch clouds over eastern China
On 28 December 2016 holepunch clouds or fallstreak holes developed over eastern China.
Night-time fog over India
Meteosat-8 and Himawari-8 observe night-time fog formation in northern India in early December 2016.
Typhoons Mindulle and Lionrock in west Pacific
Within just 10 days, two tropical storms slammed into Japan, first Mindulle, which hit the larger Tokyo area, and then Lionrock that hit Japan's already tsunami-hit north-east coast.
Smoke over Russia
Widespread smoke over Russia clearly seen on Meteosat Natural Colour RGB imagery on the morning of 25 July 2016.
Himawari-8 has its eye on Typhoon Nepartak
Super Typhoon Nepartak reached winds of 270 km/h when it was seen by Himawari-8 on 6 July.