Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Pollution levels drop during COVID-19 lockdown
The COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020 had a visible effect on pollution.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods in late March and early April 2019.
Transport of African-Arabian dust to Pakistan & north India
In May 2018 dust clouds from Africa and the Arabian peninsula travelled as far as India.
Oil spill over Arabian Gulf
On 8 March 2017 an oil spill occurred in the Arabian Gulf off the west coast of UAE and reached the Al-Fujairah coast.
ASCAT winds over Typhoon Dujuan
Powerful Typhoon Dujuan slammed Taiwan with winds of more than 240km/h in late September.
Tropical Cyclone Ashobaa
In early June Tropical Cyclone Ashobaa formed over the Indian Ocean, then headed towards Oman.
Large dust cloud over parts of Asia
Large dust outbreak over parts of Asia at the end of April 2015.
Contrails over the Persian Gulf
Contrails over the Persian Gulf were seen by both Meteosat-10 and Metop-A in mid-December.
Tropical Cyclone Hudhud over Bay of Bengal
Tropical Cyclone Hudhud formed on 8 October and began moving from east to west across the Bay of Bengal in the Northern Indian Ocean.
Eruption of Japanese volcano Mount Ontake
Mount Ontake, Japan's second highest volcano, erupted shortly before noon on 27 September, sending thick plumes of ash and rocks into the air.