Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Mount Etna erupts on Christmas Eve
On Christmas Eve 2018 Mount Etna, Europe's highest and most active volcano, started erupting.
Contrail shadows over the stratus
Unusually shaped shadow contours of high contrail clouds, casted over the wide stratus field, were explored through various VIIRS (i.e. FCI proxy) and SEVIRI products.
Intense Mediterranean cyclone's Alpine crossing
A cyclone that intensified over Mediterranean waters took a very direct path over the Alps.
Storm Leslie batters parts of Western Europe
The extratropical cyclone known as Storm Leslie brought hurricane force winds and severe floods to parts of Portugal, Spain and France in mid-October 2018.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Synoptic dipole over Europe
A vivid cyclone-anticyclone duo dominated the synoptic situation over Europe on 18-20 September 2018.
Hot and dry in the Alps
After a break of a few days and snowfall in late August, heatwave conditions returned to the Alps in mid-September.
August snowfall in the Alps
Fresh summer snow appeared over high Alpine areas after the end of a warm spell over much of Europe.
Devastating wildfires near Athens
In late July 2018 wildfires ripped through coastal areas in Greece, causing thousands to flee and a number of fatalities.
Sharp moisture boundary seen by SEVIRI and MODIS
A sharp low level moisture boundary that stretched over the central Europe in June 2018, was well observed by both the SEVIRI Dust RGB product and MODIS 0.935 µm channel.