Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Satellite observations of the Indian Ocean tsunami
Satellite observations of the Indian Ocean tsunami in December 2004.
Night-time fires & low clouds in Nigeria & Cameroon
Night-time situation over Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana in December 2004.
Severe thunderstorm at Johannesburg airport
Severe thunderstorm at Johannesburg International Airport.
Snowstorms hit Turkey
At least 19 people were killed, roads were blocked and more than thousand villages were isolated as heavy snowstorms hit Turkey in the last week of November 2004.
Hailstorm in Potchefstroom area
Hailstorm in Potchefstroom, North West Province, South Africa on 27 October 2004.
High-level lee clouds near the Drakensberg mountains
Large cloud band with embedded convective cells extending from Angola to South Africa.
Dust storm over the Canary Islands
On 25 August 2004 a large plume of Saharan desert dust blew over the Canary Islands.
Volcanic eruption of Mt. Nyiragongo
On 12 July 2004 Meteosat-8 observed an eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano.
Large dust storms over Sudan, Libya & the Middle East
On 13 May 2004, Meteosat-8 observed five major dust storms within a satellite field of view of about 1200 x 900 pixels.
Volcanic eruption of Mount Nyamuragira
Mount Nyamuragira volcanic eruption seen from space in May 2004.