Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Geldingadalir eruptions affect cloud microphysics
Altered cloud microphysical structure above Geldingadalir eruptions, April 2021.
Major eruption of La Soufrière volcano
Major eruption of the Caribbean volcano La Soufrière in early April 2021.
Tropical cyclone Seroja undergoes Fujiwhara effect
TC Seroja consumed an unnamed tropical storm in April 2021.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust coming from northern Africa
On 5-6 February 2021, a massive amount of Saharan dust was advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Contrails - when do we see them from satellites?
Looking at the contrails in satellite images and investigating supportive atmospheric conditions.
February 2021: very cold first half in Europe and North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Storm Justine hits the Azores
At the end of January 2021 a series of storms formed in North Atlantic, one of them moving close to the Azores.
Ex-Tropical Storm Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique in December 2020 then crossed the entire South African subcontinent.
Pacific cirrus above stratocumulus
New NIR1.3 channel on GOES ABI helps to detect thin cirrus clouds above low-level clouds.
Iceberg A68-A curves around South Georgia Island
The breakup of Iceberg A68-A, in December 2020, was observed in Meteosat and GOES imagery.
Upwelling in the Gulf of Tehuantepec
Regional topography and winds drive a strong upwelling of cold ocean waters and an increase in phytoplankton growth in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.