Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Strong Etna eruptions seen by Meteosat
Mount Etna erupted several times in December 2020 and January 2021.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Anticyclone with very dry air in mid troposphere
During last week of November 2020, a very stable anticyclone formed over central Europe.
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.
Large dust clouds over northern Europe
Largest European-made dust clouds ever seen in Meteosat imagery in autumn 2020.
Catastrophic fires in Oregon and California
In early September 2020, unusually high winds and continued dry weather caused the rapid expansion of multiple wildfires in Oregon.
Cyclogenesis off Uruguay and southern Brazil
Explosive cyclogenesis off the Uruguay coast and near southern Brazil in early April could be seen in satellite imagery.