Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Multiple severe rain events in western Med & N Africa
Between 23 October and 2 November 2021, a series of upper-level lows caused disturbances in the western Mediterranean/northern Africa area.
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.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic
In June 2020 large amounts of Saharan dust travelled all the way to the Caribbean and the US.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in south-east Europe
High values of particulate matter (PM10) were recorded in the air in many places across South-East Europe on 27 March 2020.
Gravity waves off the Atlas Mountains
Interesting orographic cloud waves formed over the Atlas Mountains, and wider, in mid-December.
Record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo
Hurricane Lorenzo was the strongest hurricane on record to go so far north and east in the Atlantic Ocean, when it reached Category 5 status in September 2019.
Thunderstorms and flooding in Spain
On 26 August 2019 widespread thunderstorms caused severe flooding in parts of Spain.
Gran Canaria wildfires
In August 2019 parts of Gran Canaria, one of Spain's Canary Islands, were devastated by two large wildfires.
Dust over Europe
Two dust clouds, one from northern Africa and one from Central Europe, travelled north towards Iceland and Greenland in late April 2019.
Severe floods in South Africa
On the Easter weekend of 19-22 April 2019, a cut-off low (COL) weather system caused severe floods in southern parts of South Africa.