Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Ex-Tropical Storm Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
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 Ocean
In June 2020 large amounts of Saharan dust, declared by the media as an "historic Saharan dust plume", travelled on easterly trade winds all the way to the Caribbean and south-eastern parts of the continental 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.