Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from widespread wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia in May and June 2019.
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.
Smoke over Russia
Widespread smoke over Russia clearly seen on Meteosat Natural Colour RGB imagery on the morning of 25 July 2016.
Smoke from Canadian fires seen over Europe
On 13 June smoke from wildfires in Canada travelled over parts of Northern Europe.
Oil fires in Iraq seen by Meteosat-10
A large smoke plume from oil fires at a crude oil pipeline in Iraq could be clearly seen by Meteosat-10.
Fire-induced convection from Russian wildfires
Fire-induced convection over the summer 2010 Russian wildfires.
Large smoke plume over the Mozambique Channel
Large smoke plume from forest fires seen over the Mozambique Channel.
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.
Smoke/pollen plume over Europe and North Atlantic
Smoke/pollen plume over Europe and the Northern Atlantic.