Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Haze veil on the Pakistani coast
The lower part of the Indus River (severely flooded during the last monsoon season) and the adjacent Rann of Kutch (seasonal salt marsh) have dried out after the monsoon, forming potential source of dust.
The first major winter cyclone over the eastern Mediterranean Sea brings long expected rains to the Middle East, causing stormy seas along the Egyptian coastline and a large scale dust outbreak over Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
East Asia dust storm
This Terra MODIS Dust RGB product shows a wall of postfrontal dust blowing across eastern China.
Super Typhoon Megi
Megi, a category 5 super typhoon crossing the island of Luzan, shortly before it hit the Philippines.
Following two weeks of heavy monsoon rains, Metop-A captured this image of the swollen Indus River and severe flooding in surrounding areas.
Russian carbon monoxide
Imagery derived from the Metop-A IASI instrument shows carbon monoxide (CO) over Russia produced by the wild fires.
Smoke from the Russian wildfires
Smoke from the Russian wildfires as measured by GOME-2 on board of Metop-A, shown with the Absorbing Aerosol Index (AAI).
Numerous fires raging over Russia
The numerous fires raging over Russia, in particular south-east of Moscow, are well-illustrated by the yellow-to-red coloured hot spots on the IR3.7 channel of the Metop-A AVHRR instrument.
Fires continue to burn over Russia
As fires continue to burn over Russia, Metop-A spotted an intense fire on the evening of 4 August.
A blanket of smog covers Moscow
A blanket of smog covers Moscow, caused by nearby peat bog fires to the south and east of the city.
Fire-induced convection from Russian wildfires
Fire-induced convection over the summer 2010 Russian wildfires.