Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
February 2021: very cold first half in Europe and North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
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.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in South-East Europe
High values of particulate matter (PM10) were recorded in the air in many places across South-East Europe on 27 March 2020.
Moderate stau (‘südstau’) on the Alpine southside
On 17 March 2019 Meteosat-11 captured imagery of stau clouds over the Alps.
Contrail shadows over the stratus
Unusually shaped shadow contours of high contrail clouds, casted over the wide stratus field, were explored through various VIIRS (i.e. FCI proxy) and SEVIRI products.
Intense Mediterranean cyclone's Alpine crossing
A cyclone that intensified over Mediterranean waters took a very direct path over the Alps.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Overnight 9/10 October 2018 severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Synoptic dipole over Europe
A vivid cyclone-anticyclone duo dominated the synoptic situation over Europe on 18-20 September 2018.
Hot and dry in the Alps
After a break of a few days and snowfall in late August, heatwave conditions returned to the Alps in mid-September.
Devastating wildfires near Athens
In late July 2018 wildfires ripped through coastal areas in Greece, causing thousands to flee and a number of fatalities.
Studying a convective situation in Europe with VIIRS images
On 13 May 2018 storms formed along a convergence line, causing extreme rainfall and flooding in Germany.