Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Geldingadalir eruptions affect cloud microphysics
Altered cloud microphysical structure above Geldingadalir eruptions, April 2021.
Spotting Etesian winds in solar imagery using moonglint
Etesian winds spotted in the solar spectrum in Feb 2021.
February 2021: very cold first half in Europe and North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic Ocean
In June 2020 large amounts of Saharan dust, declared by the media as an "historic Saharan dust plume", travelled on easterly trade winds all the way to the Caribbean and south-eastern parts of the continental US.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in South-East Europe
High values of particulate matter (PM10) were recorded in the air in many places across South-East Europe on 27 March 2020.
Dust lifted from a dry Patagonian lake reaches the South Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
Dense dust outbreak across the Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula to its south coast and out over the Arabian Sea in late July/early August 2018.
Violent blast from Sinabung volcano
Ash plumes from the eruption of the Indonesian volcano Sinabung could be seen in satellite imagery on 19 February 2018.