Tropical Cyclone Anais heading towards Madagascar
Anais, a category-3 tropical cyclone, entered the field of view of Meteosat-9 as it moved slowly towards Madagascar.
Rainy season comes to an end in Ethiopia
Reduced cloud coverage was the first sign of the end of the rainy season in Ethiopia.
Deep trough in the South Atlantic
A deep trough in the South Atlantic created a picturesque cloud scene southwest of South Africa.
Intense surface and cut-off low over South Africa
An intense cold front and associated cut-off low passed over South Africa between 13 and 14 July 2012. These systems, particularly the cut-off low, brought very cold conditions, heavy rains, snow and strong winds.
Saharan dust off the Iberian pensinsula
Saharan dust, part of which originated from western Niger, crossed the Sahara northwestward and was taken up by a frontal system (faint greyish veil over water) off the Iberian pensinsula.
Heavy dust accumulation in Sudan and Niger
Dust, lifted by convection, developed, again this year, above the Sahara.
Von Kármán vortex street near Madeira
Downstream to the west of the isle of Madeira, a von Kármán vortex street can be seen.
Dust engulfs the Canary Islands
The dust, which is trapped in the boundary layer, flows around the island of Gran Canaria.
Tropical cyclone Irina over the Mozambique Channel
Using Meteosat data to map the development and path of Tropical Cyclone Irina in February and March 2012.