Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic
In June 2020 large amounts of Saharan dust travelled all the way to the Caribbean and the US.
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.
Saharan dust causes temperature drop
Some areas of Europe saw a significant drop in temperatures on 1 April 2016 due to a large cloud of Saharan dust.
Unusual heavy snowfalls in the Canary Islands
The snow started to fall on 18 February and continued to fall on 19 and 20 February.
Spectrum of dust colours over Arabian Peninsula
A dust storm formed rapidly over the Arabian peninsula on 1 April.
Large sandstorm covers swathes of the Middle East
A sandstorm, with winds reaching 100 km/h, caused widespread disruption across the Middle East in early February.