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.
Cold spell brings record low temperatures to Oman
A cold outbreak over the Gulf of Persia led to record-low temperatures over Oman.
Large dust cloud over the Canary Islands
In January 2015, a high layer of dust moved from north-west Africa to the Canary Islands.
Pollution causes cloud-free gaps in clouds
Elongated cloud-free gaps in stratus clouds caused by industrial air pollution.
Haze veil on the Pakistani coast
Dust from dried out Indus River and Rann of Kutch caused a veil off the coast.
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina causes fatal road accidents.
Dust over Alborz mountains and Caspian Sea
Dust plume makes it through a gap in the ranges and is blown down the Sefid Rood Valley.
Continental-scale dust outbreak over Africa
According to NASA Earth Observatory March 2010 was a spectacular month for dust outbreaks.
Dust crossing the Gulf of Aden
Dust outbreaks in this area generated by strong, post-frontal northerly (Shamal) winds.