Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
The first major winter cyclone over the eastern Mediterranean Sea brings long expected rains to the Middle East, causing stormy seas along the Egyptian coastline and a large scale dust outbreak over Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Large forest fire near Haifa
Meteosat-9 observes a plume of smoke carried by easterly winds, originating from wildfires in the Carmel Mountains, north of Haifa.
A blanket of smog covers Moscow
A blanket of smog covers Moscow, caused by nearby peat bog fires to the south and east of the city.
Eyjafjallajökull update — 18 May
The Eyjafjallajökull ash plume seen in the Night Microphysics RGB product as it reaches Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany.
Eyjafjallajökull update — 16 May
The loop generated with the Nowcasting SAF ash flag product shows the ash plume over the Atlantic, the British Isles and the Netherlands.
Eyjafjallajökull ash plume revisits the UK
The Eyjafjallajökull ash plume revisits the British Isles and the Benelux countries.
Eyjafjallajökull ash cloud seen in Met-8 RSS
The Eyjafjallajökull ash cloud seen in Met-8 rapid scan imagery.
Ash cloud over the Atlantic
Meteosat-9 shows a large area over the Atlantic covered in the Eyjafjallajökull ash cloud.
Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption
Eyjafjallajökull erupted in April 2010 spewing volcanic ash into the atmosphere.
Monitoring volcanoes from space
When the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland erupted in 2010, satellite imagery proved to be instrumental in helping track the movement of the large ash plume.