Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Tropical Cyclone Gati historic landfall in Somalia
Tropical Cyclone Gati was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in Somalia, in late November 2020.
Annular solar eclipse on solstice
During the 2020 June solstice the shadow of the Moon, travelling from west to east, appeared in the images of three geostationary satellites.
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.
Transport of African-Arabian dust to Pakistan & north India
In May 2018 dust clouds from Africa and the Arabian peninsula travelled as far as India.
Dust outbreak in the Middle East and Africa
In late May/early June 2017, for the first time since it moved to its new IODC position Meteosat-8 spotted a significant dust event.
Tropical Cyclone Enawo
Tropical Cyclone Enawo battered Madagascar with winds in excess of 205km/h in March 2017
Tropical Cyclone Fantala
Tropical Cyclone Fantala showed a very clearly defined eye as the storm reached Category 5 level in mid-April.
Large dust cloud over the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East shrouded in a persistent dust cloud in early September 2015.
Spectrum of dust colours over Arabian Peninsula
A dust storm formed rapidly over the Arabian peninsula on 1 April.
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.