Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic
In June, large amounts of Saharan dust travelled all the way to the Caribbean and the US.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in south-east Europe
High values of particulate matterwere recorded in many places across South-East Europe.
Gravity waves over the South Atlantic
Interplay of atmospheric gravity waves over the South Atlantic off the African coast.
Saharan dust causes temperature drop
Some areas of Europe saw a significant drop in temperatures on 1 April 2016 due to a large cloud of Saharan dust.
Unusual heavy snowfalls in the Canary Islands
The snow started to fall on 18 February and continued to fall on 19 and 20 February.
Spectrum of dust colours over Arabian Peninsula
A dust storm formed rapidly over the Arabian peninsula on 1 April.
Large sandstorm covers swathes of the Middle East
A sandstorm, with winds reaching 100 km/h, caused widespread disruption across the Middle East in early February.
Dust travels from Algeria to the Black Sea
In late January/early February a large dust plume swept north east from Africa and over the Mediterranean Sea.
Eruption of Pico do Fogo volcano, Cape Verde
In November 2014 Pico do Fogo erupted for the first time in 20 years.