Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Large dust storm over the Middle East
After a period of several weeks without significant dust storms in the field of view of Meteosat-8, on 23-24 November 2004 a major dust storm was observed in the Middle East.
Contrails over Benelux, North Sea & Baltic Sea
Contrails over the Benelux countries, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
Dust storm over the Canary Islands
On 25 August 2004, Meteosat-8 observed a large plume of Saharan desert dust blowing over the Canary Islands.
Volcanic eruption of Mt. Nyiragongo
On 12 July 2004 Meteosat-8 observed an eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano.
Sahara dust outbreak across the Atlantic
On 3 March 2004, the massive storm formed a huge arc of thick dust that swept over the Canary Islands.
Dust storm over West Africa and the Canary Islands
Early March 2004, a cold air outbreak from Europe to Western Africa caused a major dust storm over large parts of West Africa.
Dust storm over the Mediterranean Sea
A major dust outbreak from Algeria to the Western Mediterranean occurred on 21 February when a cyclone crossed Western Europe and North-Western Africa.
Fog and contrails over Denmark
In the early morning hours of Monday 16 February most of Denmark was shrouded in fog.