Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Large SO2 plume from Erta Ale volcano
Large SO2 plume from Erta Ale crossed the Red Sea towards Yemen in Nov 2008.
Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts over northern Sudan
Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts over northern Sudan shown in rapid-scan imagery from Meteosat-8.
Large smoke plume over the Mozambique Channel
Large smoke plume from forest fires seen over the Mozambique Channel.
Blue plume above nocturnal temperature inversion
Blue dust plume above nocturnal temperature inversion observed in Meteosat RGB imagery.
Dust squalls from convective cloud systems
Dust squalls from convective cloud systems over Western Africa.
Eruption of the Chaitén volcano in Chile
On 2 May 2008 an old volcanic caldera erupted close to the coastal town of Chaitén in southern Chile.
Major dust outbreak from North Africa to Europe
Major dust outbreak from Northern Africa towards Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Russia and Kazakhstan.
Forecasting coloured rain in Bulgaria
On 23 March a typical, spring season synoptic situation was prevailing over Europe, characterised by a cold meridional flow from Greenland through Western and Central Europe to the North African coast, and with an intensive transport of warm dry air towards the Balkans.