Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Early summer convection in central Argentina and Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
Upwelling in the Gulf of Tehuantepec
Regional topography and winds drive a strong upwelling of cold ocean waters and an increase in phytoplankton growth in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
A large smoke cloud was sucked into Hurricane Paulette, changing microphysical properties of associated cloud bands.
Cancer solstice 2020
The Cancer solstice, with the Sun directly over the Tropic of Cancer, took place in 2020 on 20 June at 21:43 UTC.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic Ocean
In June 2020 large amounts of Saharan dust, declared by the media as an "historic Saharan dust plume", travelled on easterly trade winds all the way to the Caribbean and south-eastern parts of the continental US.
Cyclogenesis off Uruguay and southern Brazil
Explosive cyclogenesis off the Uruguay coast and near southern Brazil in early April could be seen in satellite imagery.
Dust lifted from a dry Patagonian lake reaches the South Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
Dusty Dry Conveyor Belt
The Dry Conveyor Belt (DCB) is usually free of clouds in the mid and higher levels, so barely traceable on solar imagery, but in February 2020 it could be seen due to dust transport.
Mount Pico in the Azores shrouded in orographically-induced clouds
In late-September 2019 Mount Pico in the Azores was shrouded in clouds formed by the orographic effect.