Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.
Damaging storms over Central Europe
Strong convective episodes occurred, at the boundary of a synoptic ridge, over a two day period in early June 2019, causing widespread damage in parts of Central Europe.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Polar low off the coast of northern Norway
Two polar lows, which appeared off the coast of Norway in November 2015, could be identified using ASCAT winds and satellite imagery.
Shallow convection over Finland
On 2 May a strong northwesterly flow brought cold, humid air and snow pellets in Finland.
Satellite sunshine records
Which are the sunniest places in Europe in summer according to satellite data records?
Sting jet signature linked to high wind event
Sting jet signature associated with a high wind event in Scotland.
Left-exit cyclogenesis & gravity waves over Poland
Two interesting atmospheric phenomena influenced by a jet stream (a 'left-exit' low and wave cloudiness) appeared over Poland on 7 May.
Pollution causes cloud-free gaps in clouds
Elongated cloud-free gaps in stratus clouds caused by industrial air pollution.
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.
Thunderstorms over Hungary, Romania & the Ukraine
On 14 June several convective clouds and convective systems developed in the Carpathian basin and to the east of it.