Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in south-east Europe
High values of particulate matterwere recorded in many places across South-East Europe.
Pollution levels drop during COVID-19 lockdown
The COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020 had a visible effect on pollution.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods.
Phytoplankton blooms spotted by Sentinel-3
Images of the variety of species of phytoplankton that bloom in the world’s oceans and lakes in 2017 & 2018.
Colour-changing dust cloud vortex
Dust in northern Iraq shows different colours before and after circulation.
Snow over Jordan and northern parts of Saudi Arabia
Overnight on 19-20 December 2016 there were heavy snowfalls in Jordan and in Turaif city in Saudi Arabia.
Large dust cloud over the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East shrouded in a persistent dust cloud in early September 2015.
Dust associated with thermal low over Oman
Dust circulation associated with the seasonal thermal low-pressure system over the north-eastern Arabian Peninsula 12-13 July 2015
Smoke from Canadian fires seen over Europe
On 13 June smoke from wildfires in Canada travelled over parts of Northern Europe.
Large sandstorm covers swathes of the Middle East
A sandstorm, with winds reaching 100 km/h, caused widespread disruption across the Middle East in early February.