Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Multiple severe rain events in western Med & N Africa
Between 23 October and 2 November 2021, a series of upper-level lows caused disturbances in the western Mediterranean/northern Africa area.
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.
Saharan dust causes temperature drop
Some areas of Europe saw a significant drop in temperatures on 1 April 2016 due to a large cloud of Saharan dust.
Unusual heavy snowfalls in the Canary Islands
The snow started to fall on 18 February and continued to fall on 19 and 20 February. Snow covered all highlands from 900 metres above sea level, with traces of snow as low as 600 metres.
Large sandstorm covers swathes of the Middle East
A sandstorm, with winds reaching 100 km/h, caused widespread disruption across the Middle East in early February.
Dust travels from Algeria to the Black Sea
In late January/early February a large dust plume swept north east from Africa and over the Mediterranean Sea.