Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
In Spring 2022, numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Large dust plume ejecting off west Africa
Saharan dust heading for Europe in Feb 2021; second major dust outbreak of the season.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust
Huge amount of Saharan dust advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in south-east Europe
High values of particulate matterwere recorded in many places across South-East Europe.
Record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo
Hurricane Lorenzo was the strongest hurricane to go so far north and east in the Atlantic.
January 2017: freezing temperatures and snow in Central and Southern Europe
Freezing temperatures and snow hit Central and Southern Europe in January 2017.
Low cloud vortices off coast of Morocco
On 10 July a low cloud vortex was spotted off the northwest coast of Morocco.
Saharan dust causes temperature drop
Europe saw a significant drop in temperatures due to a large cloud of Saharan dust.