Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Storms hit France in early October
Europe was battered during the first October weekend in 2020, with extensive storms, extreme rainfall and flooding.
Arctic sea ice minimum 2020
In September 2020 the Arctic sea ice extent shrunk to the second lowest in the 42-year satellite record.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone.
Cross-Atlantic moisture transport
Moisture transport from sub-tropical Atlantic brought precipitation to the UK and parts of western Europe on 9 and 10 March 2020.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
The chemical fingerprint of Amazonian fires
Observations of formaldehyde from the GOME-2 instrument onboard Metop-B on 19-20 August 2019.
Huge fires in the Arctic and Siberia
Huge fires in the Arctic and Siberia during summer 2019, were seen by the Sentinel-3 and Metop satellites.
Eruption of the Raikoke volcano
A powerful, rare eruption from Raikoke volcano in the Kuril Islands on 21 June 2019, could be clearly seen on satellite imagery.
Damaging storms over Central Europe
Strong convective episodes occurred, at the boundary of a synoptic ridge, over a two day period in early June 2019, causing widespread damage in parts of Central Europe.
European heatwaves in summer 2019
Maximum temperature records were broken in many parts of Europe in June and July 2019, due to a series of heatwaves.
Devastating fire at Notre-Dame
Heat signatures from the fire that destroyed part of the historic Parisian cathedral Notre-Dame in April 2019 could be seen on satellite imagery.