Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Early summer convection in Argentina & Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Upwelling in the Gulf of Tehuantepec
Strong upwelling of cold ocean waters and an increase in phytoplankton growth in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Hurricane Iota - another record-breaking storm
In mid-November 2020 Hurricane Iota became the 30th named storm of the North Atlantic Hurricane season.
Subtropical Storm Theta
Subtropical storm Theta formed in the Atlantic Ocean early morning 10 November 2020.
End of a busy 2020 Atlantic hurricane season
The 2020 North Atlantic hurricane season was record-breaking, with 30 named tropical storms.
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.