Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
Dust from a dry Patagonian lake reaches Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake, reached the Atlantic,
Powerful eruption of Ubinas volcano
There was a powerful explosive eruption from the Ubinas volcano in Peru on 19 July 2019.
Smoke over parts of South America
In August 2016 partially dense smoke veils covered extended areas of South America. The smoke was due to natural and man-made wildfires.
Dust from Africa travels to Brazil
Typically, every year between June and August dust travels across the Atlantic, as shown in this Meteosat-10 imagery.
Sand at sea, as seen from space
EUMETSAT’s international training project EUMETrain tracked the movements of the German research icebreaker Polarstern.
Large wildfire in Chile
A forest fire ravaged urban areas of Valparaiso, Chile, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least 16.
Smoke & dust streamers over Argentina seen by Meteosat-10
Strong winds, high temperatures, and months of drought fuelled an outbreak of wildfire in northern Argentina in September 2013.
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina
Dust squall (haboob) over Argentina causes fatal road accidents.