Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Cold wave along the Spanish Mediterranean coast
In January 2017 a cold intrusion in Spain caused snowfall, gale storm winds and significant wave height that broke several records.
Record waves in the Baltic Sea
On 12 January 2017 an intense low generated record high waves in northern parts of the Baltic Sea. Waves up to 14 m were observed, equalling the previous record from December 2004.
Storm Xaver batters Europe
Xaver affected much of northern Europe on 5 and 6 December and caused worst storm surge for decades in the North Sea.
Hurricane Ike follows Gustav and Hanna
The 2008 hurricane season: Ike follows close on the heels of Gustav and Hanna.
Altimetric views of a typhoon
Typhoon Man-Yi struck the Japanese Okinawa island mid-July 2007, with winds blowing at speeds between 230 and 295 km/h.
Discovering an ocean current using altimetry data
Ocean currents can be discovered in the 21st century: oceanographers found a current, the South Indian Counter Current, looking closely at altimetry data.
Hurricane Katrina hits coast of USA
When hurricane Katrina hit the US coast, destruction and desolation followed in its wake.
Satellite observations of the Indian Ocean Tsunami
Satellite observations of the Indian Ocean Tsunami.