Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic Ocean
In June 2020 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 matter (PM10) were recorded in the air in many places across South-East Europe on 27 March 2020.
Dust over Europe
Two dust clouds, one from northern Africa and one from Central Europe, travelled north towards Iceland and Greenland in late April 2019.
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.
Transport of African-Arabian dust to Pakistan and north India
In May 2018 dust clouds from Africa and the Arabian peninsula travelled as far as India.
Sharp dust boundary over northern Africa
A sharp dust boundary formed in March 2018, after the clash of a dry and dusty Saharan air mass with a moist tropical air mass.
Long-range dust outbreak over Africa and Greece
In late March 2018 a cold outbreak drove Saharan dust from the Atlas mountains down to the south-west coast of Africa and on to Greece.