Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Tropical Cyclone Enawo as seen by Meteosat and Metop
In early March Tropical Cyclone Enawo battered Madagascar with winds in excess of 205 km/h.
Unusual, heavy snowfalls in the Canary Islands
The snow started to fall on 18 February and continued to fall on 19 and 20 February. Snow covered all highlands from 900 metres above sea level, with traces of snow as low as 600 metres.
Spectrum of dust colours over Arabian Peninsula
A dust storm formed rapidly over the Arabian peninsula on 1 April.
Intense Tropical Cyclone Bansi
On 11 January Tropical Cyclone Bansi formed north of Reunion Island in the Southern Indian Ocean and in less than 24 hours had intensified into a category 3 storm.
River Nile as seen by Metop-B
The River Nile can be nicely seen in the AVHRR Natural Colour RGB images of the Metop satellite.
Fires during heat wave in the Canary Islands
A faint plume of smoke can be seen south west of Gomera (third island from the West) — the result of a large fire.
Kármán vortex street in the mid-Atlantic
The north-east wind is disturbed over the Cape Verde islands setting up a vortex pattern downwind of the islands (tip of arrow).