Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
First major fire events at high latitudes
By Anu-Maija Sundström, Julia Wagemann, Julien Chimot, Federico Fierli, Mark Parrington, Jochen Kerkmann and Ivan Smiljanic
Summer 2022: exceptional wildfire season in Europe
In July and August 2022, significant fire events took place in France, Portugal and Spain.
Springtime dust outbreaks
In Spring 2022, numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Smoke and burned areas from Greek fires
Smoke and burned area scars from the Greek wildfires in Aug 2021 seen in satellite images.
Monitoring Mount Etna for more than 20 years
Here we take look back at cases since 2001, which have focused on Mount Etna.
Arctic blast turned US white
Band of ice from freezing rain over Texas clearly seen in RGB imagery on 19 Feb 2021.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust
Huge amount of Saharan dust advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Sharp dust boundary over northern Africa
Sharp dust boundary formed after the clash of a dry & dusty and tropical airmasses.