Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
December solstice near the southern polar circle
December solstice occurred in 2018 at 22:23 UTC on 21 December and could be 'seen' in satellite imagery.
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.
Hurricane Florence was the first major hurricane of the 2018 North Atlantic hurricane season and caused major devastation when it hit the US east coast in mid-September.
Dense dust outbreak across the Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula to its south coast and out over the Arabian Sea in late July/early August 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.
Sharp moisture boundary seen by SEVIRI and MODIS
A sharp low level moisture boundary that stretched over the central Europe in June 2018, was well observed by both the SEVIRI Dust RGB product and MODIS 0.935 µm channel.
Meteosat-11 and GOES-16 eyes on dust transport over Atlantic
Dust lifted over Sahara by the ITCZ convective activity was transported over the Atlantic and seen by the Meteosat-11 and GOES-16 satellites.