Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Storms hit France in early October
Europe was battered during the first October weekend in 2020, with extensive storms, extreme rainfall and flooding.
Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 2020
In September 2020 the Arctic sea ice extent shrunk to the second lowest in the 42-year satellite record.
Medicane over Ionian Sea causes storms in Italy and Greece
Tropical storm-like cyclone causing storms, severe wind and high seas over Ionian Sea.
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.
Cross-Atlantic moisture transport
Moisture transport from sub-tropical Atlantic brought precipitation to the UK and parts of western Europe on 9 and 10 March 2020.
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.
Triple views of thunderstorms in Finland
Thunderstorms across eastern and Northern Finland on 8 June 2019 could be easily tracked using all three Metop satellites that are now in orbit.
European heatwaves in Summer 2019
Maximum temperature records were broken in many parts of Europe in June and July 2019, due to a series of heatwaves.
Devastating fire at Notre-Dame
Heat signatures from the fire that destroyed part of the historic Parisian cathedral Notre-Dame in April 2019 could be seen on satellite imagery.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods in late March and early April 2019.