Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Fires during heat wave in the Canary Islands
A faint plume of smoke can be seen south west of Gomera (third island from the West) — the result of a large fire.
Prolonged drought in Kenya
The prolonged 2009 drought in Kenya is a culmination of cumulative effects of about 11 seasons (except 2006) of depressed rainfall over most parts of the country since 2003.
New eruption of Mount Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion
In April 2007, the Piton de la Fournaise volcano in eastern Reunion, a French overseas department, was erupting for more than a week.