Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Large dust plume ejecting off west Africa
Saharan dust heading for Europe in Feb 2021; second major dust outbreak of the season.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust
On 5-6 February 2021, a massive amount of Saharan dust was advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Tropical Cyclone Eloise
In January 2021 Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Eloise brought devastation to parts of south east Africa.
Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Tropical Cyclone Gati historic landfall in Somalia
Tropical Cyclone Gati was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in Somalia, in late November 2020.
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.
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.