Multiple severe rain events in western Med & N Africa
Between 23 October and 2 November 2021, a series of upper-level lows caused disturbances in the western Mediterranean/northern Africa area.
Gran Canaria wildfires
In August 2019 parts of Gran Canaria, one of Spain's Canary Islands, were devastated by two large wildfires.
Dust over Europe
Two dust clouds, one from northern Africa and one from Central Europe, travelled north towards Iceland and Greenland in late April 2019.
Sharp dust boundary over northern Africa
A sharp dust boundary formed in March 2018, after the clash of a dry and dusty Saharan air mass with a moist tropical air mass.
Low cloud vortices off coast of Morocco
On 10 July a low cloud vortex was spotted off the northwest coast of Morocco.
Gravity waves over the South Atlantic
Interplay of atmospheric gravity waves over the South Atlantic off the African coast.
Fires over the south-western parts of South Africa
Many runaway/out of control fires over the south-western parts of South Africa occurred in February and March 2015
Large dust cloud over the Canary Islands
Around the 12 January, a high layer of dust moved from north-western Africa covering the area around the Canary Islands, impacting visibility.