Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Summer 2022: exceptional wildfire season in Europe
In July and August 2022, significant fire events took place in France, Portugal and Spain.
Widespread dust intrusion across Europe
Continental-wide plume of Saharan dust across Europe in March 2022.
Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption
The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma erupted on 19 September 2021.
Geldingadalir eruptions affect cloud microphysics
Altered cloud microphysical structure above Geldingadalir eruptions, April 2021.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia.
Sentinel-3 'sees' black smoke from ship fire
In early March 2018 Sentinel-3 'saw' black smoke from a container ship fire, thanks to sunglint from the ocean surface.
Widespread wildfires in Portugal and Spain
Smoke and flames from extensive wildfires in Portugal and Spain in mid-October 2017 could be clearly seen on satellite imagery.
Immense smoke from Canadian fires seen over Europe
High level smoke from Canadian wildfires, which started raging in early July 2017, could be seen as far as the Alps in August.
Fires in Croatia and Montenegro
Fires raged along the Adriatic coast for days in mid-July 2017, causing major destruction in Croatia and Montenegro.
Devastating wildfires in Portugal
Hot spots and smoke from a deadly, widespread forest fire in central Portugal could be seen by Meteosat, Sentinel-3 and Suomi-NPP on 18, 19 & 20 June 2017