Holepunch clouds over eastern China
On 28 December 2016 holepunch clouds or fallstreak holes developed over eastern China.
Lingering fog over the Arabian Peninsula
From 24 December and for more than 10 days, a thick fog invaded the Arabian Gulf countries resulting in limited night-morning visibility.
Snow over Jordan and northern parts of Saudi Arabia
Overnight on 19-20 December 2016 there were heavy snowfalls in Jordan and in Turaif city in Saudi Arabia.
Tropical Cyclone Vardah
Using Meteosat-8 imagery it was possible to track the full lifetime of Tropical Cyclone Vardah.
Night-time fog over India
Meteosat-8 and Himawari-8 observe night-time fog formation in northern India in early December 2016.