Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Satellite images of bright meteor (bolide) east of Kamchatka
On 18 December 2018 at 23:48:20 UTC a very bright meteor exploded above the Bering Sea, east of Kamchatka.
Contrail shadows over the stratus
Unusually shaped shadow contours of high contrail clouds, casted over the wide stratus field, were explored through various VIIRS (i.e. FCI proxy) and SEVIRI products.
Intense Mediterranean cyclone's alpine crossing
A cyclone that intensified over Mediterranean waters took a very direct path over the Alps.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Synoptic dipole over Europe
A vivid cyclone-anticyclone duo dominated the synoptic situation over Europe on 18-20 September 2018.
Hot and dry in the Alps
After a break of a few days and snowfall in late August, heatwave conditions returned to the Alps in mid-September.
Dense dust outbreak across Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula and over the Arabian Sea in late summer 2018.
Devastating wildfires near Athens
In late July 2018 wildfires ripped through coastal areas in Greece, causing thousands to flee and a number of fatalities.
Studying a convective situation in Europe with VIIRS images
On 13 May 2018 storms formed along a convergence line, causing extreme rainfall and flooding in Germany.
Sea-ice melt resulted in cold water spill over the Labrador Current
Ice melt along the Labrador coast resulted in freshwater water spill over the Labrador Current in April 2018.
Violent blast from Sinabung volcano
Ash plumes from the eruption of the Indonesian volcano Sinabung could be seen in satellite imagery on 19 February 2018.