Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
December solstice near the southern polar circle
December solstice occurred in 2018 at 22:23 UTC on 21 December and could be 'seen' in satellite imagery.
Contrail shadows over the stratus
Unusually shaped shadow contours of high contrail clouds, casted over the wide stratus field, were explored through various VIIRS (i.e. FCI proxy) and SEVIRI products.
Intense Mediterranean cyclone's alpine crossing
A cyclone that intensified over Mediterranean waters took a very direct path over the Alps.
Isolated convective complex over upper Persian Gulf
On 19 October 2018 a convective complex developed over open waters in the upper Persian Gulf.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Lifecycle of Tropical Cyclone Luban
Life cycle of tropical storm over the Arabian Sea in October 2018.
Synoptic dipole over Europe
A vivid cyclone-anticyclone duo dominated the synoptic situation over Europe on 18-20 September 2018.
Hurricane Florence was the first major hurricane of the 2018 North Atlantic hurricane season and caused major devastation when it hit the US east coast in mid-September.
August snowfall in the Alps
Fresh summer snow appeared over high Alpine areas after the end of a warm spell over much of Europe.
Dense dust outbreak across Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula and over the Arabian Sea in late summer 2018.