Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
Sahara dust outbreak across the Atlantic
In early 2004, the massive storm formed a huge arc of thick dust that swept over the Canary Islands for days.