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.
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, then 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.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic
In June, 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 matterwere recorded in many places across South-East Europe.
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
Synoptic scale dust outbreak over west Africa in March 2019.