Development of a cut-off low over South Africa
Development of a cut-off low over South Africa in October 2010.
Start of the convective season over the Highveld in South Africa in October 2010.
Burkina Faso turbulence
Transverse cirrus bands on the north west of a large thunderstorm system indicate turbulence.
Atlantic ship trails
This Night Microphysics RGB image shows numerous ship trails over the South Atlantic, off the coast of Southern Africa.
Sharp cloud edge
A remarkably sharp, medium level cloud edge developed over the border of Namibia and Botswana during the night of 25–26 July.
Dust squalls over central Sahel
On 5 July 2010, Meteosat-9 observed a well organised mesoscale convective system over the central Sahel,.
Large dust squall over Niger, Mali & Algeria
On 9 June, convection lifts part of the low-lying dust higher up.
Continental-scale dust outbreak over Africa
According to the NASA Earth Observatory, March 2010 was a spectacular month for dust outbreaks.
Intense frontal precipitation in Madeira
Intense frontal precipitation from the west crossed the island of Madeira, producing mudslides and causing more than 40 fatalities.
Tropical storm over the Canary Islands
A tropical storm over the Canary Islands brings a strong surge and 200 mm of rain over a period of two hours.