Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Fires and rapidly growing burn scars
Fires and rapidly growing burn scars over Mali and Burkina Faso.
Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts over northern Sudan
Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts over northern Sudan shown in rapid-scan imagery from Meteosat-8.
Large smoke plume over the Mozambique Channel
Large smoke plume from forest fires seen over the Mozambique Channel.
West African monsoon crosses the Sahara desert
In Africa in 2007, the summer storms of the long rains have been notable.
New eruption of Mount Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion
In April 2007, the Piton de la Fournaise volcano in eastern Reunion, a French overseas department, was erupting for more than a week.