Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
February 2021: very cold first half in Europe and North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Squall line crossing Catalonia
Squall line over Catalonia causes severe wind, rain and hail over Catalonia in January 2021.
Tropical Cyclone Eloise
In January 2021 Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Eloise brought devastation to parts of south east Africa.
Storm Christoph batters the UK
Storm Christoph caused severe flooding and heavy snowfall in parts of the UK in mid-January 2021.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Ex-Tropical Storm Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps in December 2020
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Tropical Cyclone Gati makes historic landfall in Somalia
Tropical Cyclone Gati was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in Somalia, in late November 2020.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic Ocean
In June 2020 large amounts of Saharan dust, declared by the media as an "historic Saharan dust plume", travelled on easterly trade winds all the way to the Caribbean and south-eastern parts of the continental US.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.