Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Cold spell brings record low temperatures to Oman
A cold outbreak over the Gulf of Persia in early February 2017 led to record-low temperatures over a large part of Oman.
Haze veil on the Pakistani coast
The lower part of the Indus River (severely flooded during the last monsoon season) and the adjacent Rann of Kutch (seasonal salt marsh) have dried out after the monsoon, forming potential source of dust.
Dust over Alborz mountains and Caspian Sea
A dust plume makes it through a gap in the ranges and is blown down the Sefid Rood Valley, where it starts to fan out over the Caspian Sea.
Dust crossing the Gulf of Aden
Most of the dust outbreaks in this area are generated by strong, post-frontal northerly winds (Shamal winds).
Smoke/pollen plume over Europe and North Atlantic
Smoke/pollen plume over Europe and the Northern Atlantic.
Large dust storms over Sudan, Libya & the Middle East
On 13 May 2004, Meteosat-8 observed five major dust storms within a satellite field of view of about 1200 x 900 pixels.