Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Hurricane Earl and TC Fiona
Hurricane Earl grows into a category 4 hurricane, grazing the Lesser Antilles as it gains size and strength.
Over the Western Atlantic hurricane Danielle has developed an eye, reached category-2 strength and is heading further north west.
Following two weeks of heavy monsoon rains, Metop-A captured this image of the swollen Indus River and severe flooding in surrounding areas.
Russian carbon monoxide
Imagery derived from the Metop-A IASI instrument shows carbon monoxide (CO) over Russia produced by the wild fires.
Storms over Central and Eastern Europe
The storms, which occurred on 15 August in parts of central and eastern Europe, were interesting from many aspects, some of which are described briefly below.
Tropical moist air crosses West Africa, bringing rains to the central parts of the Sahara desert.
Smoke from the Russian wildfires
Smoke from the Russian wildfires as measured by GOME-2 on board of Metop-A, shown with the Absorbing Aerosol Index (AAI).
Numerous fires raging over Russia
The numerous fires raging over Russia, in particular south-east of Moscow, are well-illustrated by the yellow-to-red coloured hot spots on the IR3.7 channel of the Metop-A AVHRR instrument.
Large iceberg breaks off Petermann Glacier
Large iceberg breaks off Petermann Glacier in north-western Greenland.
Fires continue to burn over Russia
As fires continue to burn over Russia, Metop-A spotted an intense fire on the evening of 4 August.