Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
June solstice 2019
The June solstice is the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. It took place at 15:54 UTC on 21 June.
A summer of heatwaves and drought for many
Summer 2018 in much of Europe was characterised by prolonged heatwaves, leading to droughts in some areas.
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.
Ice melting in the Baltic Sea
After a dark Nordic winter, the Meteosat Natural Colour RGB provides a view of day time ice through the combination of 0.8 µm, 1.6 µm and 3.9 µm — optimal to separate land, ice or cloud.
Record-breaking 2017 hurricane season
The North Atlantic hurricane season on 2017 has proved to be both devastating and record-breaking so far.
Record waves in the Baltic Sea
On 12 January 2017 an intense low generated record high waves in northern parts of the Baltic Sea. Waves up to 14 m were observed, equalling the previous record from December 2004.
Ship Trails over the southern Atlantic
A series of ship trails were seen in stratocumulus clouds around the centre of a low-level high pressure system on different types of MSG images.