Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Early summer convection in central Argentina and Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
A large smoke cloud was sucked into Hurricane Paulette, changing microphysical properties of associated cloud bands.
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.
Dust lifted from a dry Patagonian lake reaches the South Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
Dusty Dry Conveyor Belt
The Dry Conveyor Belt (DCB) is usually free of clouds in the mid and higher levels, so barely traceable on solar imagery, but in February 2020 it could be seen due to dust transport.
Large Dust Fan (Spanish Dancer) over West Africa
A cyclone over Algeria pushes cold air southward over West Africa, causing a synoptic scale dust outbreak, in early 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 and seen by the Meteosat-11 and GOES-16 satellites.
Dust over Mexico and the US
A large cloud of dust travelled across parts of Mexico and on to America on 23 March.