Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Major dust outbreaks - Africa, Middle East & China
Meteosat-8 spots series of dust outbreaks in March 2021.
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.
Cancer solstice 2020
The Cancer solstice, with the Sun directly over the Tropic of Cancer, took place in 2020 on 20 June at 21:43 UTC.
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.
Short but massive eruption of volcano Taal
Volcano Taal, on Luzon Island in the Philippines, erupted for some hours on 12 and 13 January 2020.
Devastating Typhoon Hagibis
Typhoon Hagibis was the worst storm to hit Japan for half a century, when it made landfall in mid-October 2019.
Typhoon Krosa over Japan
Typhoon Krosa weakened before crossing southern parts of Japan in August 2019.
Super Typhoon Lekima
Super Typhoon Lekima scraped past Krosa, a concurrent typhoon, in the Western Pacific Ocean in August 2019.
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.
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.
Record-breaking Typhoon Wutip
In late February 2019 Typhoon Wutip became the strongest February typhoon on record in the Northwest Pacific basin.