Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in south-east Europe
High values of particulate matterwere recorded in many places across South-East Europe.
Major dust outbreak over the Taklimakan Desert
Major dust outbreak over the Taklimakan Desert seen in Meteosat-8 images in March 2019.
Dense dust outbreak across Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula and over the Arabian Sea.
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.
Dust outbreak in the Middle East and Africa
In 2017, the first time after moving to IODC, Meteosat-8 spotted a significant dust event.
Multiple dust events over the Middle East
Multiple dust events occurred over North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula in March 2017.
Cold spell brings record low temperatures to Oman
A cold outbreak over the Gulf of Persia led to record-low temperatures over Oman.
Colour-changing dust cloud vortex
Dust in northern Iraq shows different colours before and after circulation.
Dust over the Sea of Oman
Large area of dust seen by MSG and Sentinel-3A as it travelled across the Middle East.
Expedition crossing the Empty Quarter
Using satellite imagery to track a team walking across the Empty Quarter in 49 days.
Large dust cloud over the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East shrouded in a persistent dust cloud in early September 2015.