Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in South-East Europe
High values of particulate matter (PM10) were recorded in the air in many places across South-East Europe on 27 March 2020.
Gravity waves off the Atlas Mountains
Interesting orographic cloud waves formed over the Atlas Mountains, and wider, in mid-December.
Record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo
Hurricane Lorenzo was the strongest hurricane on record to go so far north and east in the Atlantic Ocean, when it reached Category 5 status in September 2019.
Thunderstorms and flooding in Spain
On 26 August 2019 widespread thunderstorms caused severe flooding in parts of Spain.
Dust over Europe
Two dust clouds, one from northern Africa and one from Central Europe, travelled north towards Iceland and Greenland in late April 2019.
January 2017: freezing temperatures and snow in Central and Southern Europe
High pressure situation leads to high pollution (fine dust) in Central Europe. Easterly winds push highly polluted air out on the eastern Atlantic, as seen in Meteosat-10 RGB imagery.
Red rain over Spain
Southern Spain had muddy rain (also called red rain or rain dust) as a result of convection on 20 July.
Low cloud vortices off coast of Morocco
On 10 July a low cloud vortex was spotted off the northwest coast of Morocco.