Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Heatwaves across Western Europe
Widespread heatwaves and wildfire outbreaks across west Europe and UK in mid-July 2022.
Widespread dust intrusion across Europe
Continental-wide plume of Saharan dust across Europe in March 2022.
Spring flooding of north Italian rice fields
In spring in northern Italy to aid rice cultivation, rice fields are flooded, which can be seen in satellite imagery.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Mount Etna very active in February & March 2021
Regular Etna eruptions observed in February and March 2021.
Sea-ice melt resulted in cold water spill over the Labrador Current
Ice melt along the Labrador coast resulted in freshwater water spill over the Labrador Current in April 2018.
Sentinel-3 'sees' black smoke from ship fire
In early March 2018 Sentinel-3 'saw' black smoke from a container ship fire, thanks to sunglint from the ocean surface.
Severe flooding in Cornwall
The small village of Coverack in West Cornwall was badly damaged by flooding after a storm brought torrential rain to the area on 18 July 2017.
Devastating wildfires in Portugal
Hot spots and smoke from a deadly, widespread forest fire in central Portugal could be seen by Meteosat, Sentinel-3 and Suomi-NPP on 18, 19 & 20 June 2017