Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
In Spring 2022, numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic
In June, large amounts of Saharan dust travelled all the way to the Caribbean and the US.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in south-east Europe
High values of particulate matterwere recorded in many places across South-East Europe.
Large dust fan (Spanish Dancer) over west Africa
Synoptic scale dust outbreak over west Africa in March 2019.
Meteosat-11 and GOES-16 eyes on dust transport over Atlantic
Dust lifted over Sahara by the ITCZ convective activity was transported over the Atlantic.
Transport of African-Arabian dust to Pakistan & north India
In May 2018 dust clouds from Africa and the Arabian peninsula travelled as far as India.
Long-range dust outbreak over Africa and Greece
Cold outbreak drove Saharan dust from the Atlas mountains to Africa and on to Greece.
Dust outbreak in the Middle East and Africa
In 2017, the first time after moving to IODC, Meteosat-8 spotted a significant dust event.
January 2017: freezing temperatures and snow in Central and Southern Europe
Freezing temperatures and snow hit Central and Southern Europe in January 2017.