Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Hurricane Ike follows Gustav and Hanna
The 2008 hurricane season: Ike follows close on the heels of Gustav and Hanna.
Ring-shape convective storms
Ring-shape convective storms over the south-eastern part of Rub al Khali.
Katabatic winds over Antarctica
The AVHRR image below shows a spectacular case of Katabatic winds over Antarctica, with nice 'smoke plumes' flowing out onto the Ross ice shelf.
Tropical Cyclone Nargis strikes Myanmar
According to Wikipedia, Tropical Cyclone Nargis was a strong tropical cyclone that caused the deadliest natural disaster in the recorded history of Burma (officially known as Myanmar).
Tornadic storms over Bulgaria and Romania
On the afternoon of 22 April, a series of severe convective storms developed in the region of Bulgaria, Romania and south-west Ukraine.
High level wave cloud spreading from Mt Etna
The images below show a high-level plume-like cloud extending downwind from Mount Etna for about 200 km to the east.
Von Kármán vortices to the lee of Madeira Island
This is a good example of Von Kármán vortices that developed to the lee of the island of Madeira.
Intense depression Tuva hits southern Norway
Intense depression Tuva hits southern Norway and parts of Scotland.
Catastrophic snowfall in China
According to Wikipedia, the 2008 Chinese winter storms were a series of events that affected large portions of central and southern China (where snow is unusual) starting on 10 January 2008 and persisting until 6 February 2008.