Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Arctic blast turned US white
Band of ice from freezing rain over Texas clearly seen in RGB imagery on 19 Feb 2021.
February 2021: very cold first half in Europe and North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Smoke from California fires above Europe seen by NOAA-20
Smoke from California fires seen in the NOAA-20 VIIRS 1.38 micron band.
Catastrophic fires in Oregon and California
In early September 2020, unusually high winds and continued dry weather caused the rapid expansion of multiple wildfires in Oregon.
Impact of California 2020 fires on atmospheric composition
Data from multiple satellites used to investigate the atmospheric impact of the extensive 2020 California fires.
Hurricane Michael was strongest hurricane on record in the Florida Panhandle, when it hit the US in early October 2018.
Hurricane Florence was the first major hurricane of the 2018 North Atlantic hurricane season and caused major devastation when it hit the US east coast in mid-September.
ASCAT shows Tehuano wind event
Data from the ASCAT scatterometer on Metop-A data shows a Tehuano wind, an extremely strong mountain-gap wind, fanning out on 8 April.
Dust storm (haboob) over the US
A cold front moving southwards across Midwestern United States caused an intense dust squall (known as a haboob).
Snow-covered Midwest USA and frozen Great Lakes
Winter in the United States brings record cold in the Midwest and freezes the Great Lakes.