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.
Satellite images of bright meteor (bolide) east of Kamchatka
On 18 December 2018 at 23:48:20 UTC a very bright meteor exploded above the Bering Sea, east of Kamchatka.
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 the upper Persian/Arabian Gulf
On 19 October 2018 a convective complex developed over open waters in the upper Persian/Arabian Gulf.
Storm Leslie batters parts of Western Europe
The extratropical cyclone known as Storm Leslie brought hurricane force winds and severe floods to parts of Portugal, Spain and France in mid-October 2018.
Hurricane Michael was strongest hurricane on record in the Florida Panhandle, when it hit the US in early October 2018.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Possible cumulus flammagenitus on the coast of Western Australia
Clouds that probably developed as a consequence of convection initiated by heat from forest fires in Western Australia in October 2018 could be seen on satellite imagery.
Assessing the sea state in the Arabian Sea during Tropical Cyclone Luban
Luban went through the life cycle of a tropical storm over the Arabian Sea between 6 October and 14 October 2018.