Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Floods in Africa
The 2007 floods of Africa were reported by the UN as being one of the worst floodings in recorded history.
West African monsoon crosses the Sahara desert
This year, in Africa, the summer storms of the long rains have been notable.
Uninterrupted subtropical high pressure belt
Uninterrupted subtropical high pressure belt over the Northern Hemisphere.
Major transport of desert dust
Westward transport of desert dust from Africa to the Caribbean and Amazon Region is a rather well documented and a frequent feature of the subtropical circulation.
Dust outflow boundary over Sudan
The MSG image below shows a large night-time dust squall (also called haboob, from the Arabic word 'haboob' meaning strong wind) over Sudan on 29 April 2007, which is rather early for the convective season (which normally starts in May).
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.
Severe thunderstorm in polluted air over Burkina Faso
Around 11:00 UTC on 5 April an isolated thunderstorm developed rapidly southwest of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.
Storm surge along the east coast of South Africa
Semi-stationary cut-off low (COL) brought 60kt wind speeds to Durban.
Clouds spreading from Mount Etna
The image below shows a close-up of a frontal cloud system related to a cyclone over Tunisia.