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.
Thunderstorms and flooding in Spain
On 26 August 2019 widespread thunderstorms caused severe flooding in parts of Spain.
Gran Canaria wildfires
In August 2019 parts of Gran Canaria, one of Spain's Canary Islands, were devastated by two large wildfires.
Wildfires in Greece
The Greek island of Elafonisos in the Pelaponessus region suffered from major wildfires in August 2019.
Strong winds, heavy rain and floods in Uruguay
Torrential rain hit central Uruguay in June 2019, causing serious flooding.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from widespread wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia in May and June 2019.
European heatwaves in summer 2019
Maximum temperature records were broken in many parts of Europe in June and July 2019, due to a series of heatwaves.
Convective storm over Alsharqyiah region, Oman
In mid-May 2019 parts of Oman had widespread heavy rain with hail at times — unusual for that time of year.
Severe floods in South Africa
On the Easter weekend of 19-22 April 2019, a cut-off low (COL) weather system caused severe floods in southern parts of South Africa.
Devastating fire at Notre-Dame
Heat signatures from the fire that destroyed part of the historic Parisian cathedral Notre-Dame in April 2019 could be seen on satellite imagery.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods in late March and early April 2019.