Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Multiple severe rain events in western Med & N Africa
Between 23 Oct and 2 Nov 2021, a series of upper-level lows caused disturbances in the Mediterranean/northern Africa area.
Large dust plume ejecting off west Africa
Saharan dust heading for Europe in Feb 2021; second major dust outbreak of the season.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust
On 5-6 February 2021, a massive amount of Saharan dust was advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Tropical Cyclone Eloise
In January 2021 Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Eloise brought devastation to parts of south east Africa.
Chalane crosses southern African subcontinent
Tropical Storm Chalane landfall in Madagascar and Mozambique, then the entire South African subcontinent.
Tropical Cyclone Gati historic landfall in Somalia
Tropical Cyclone Gati was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall in Somalia, in late November 2020.
Exceptional Saharan dust transport over the Atlantic
In June, large amounts of Saharan dust travelled all the way to the Caribbean and the US.
Aralkum Desert dust pollutes air in south-east Europe
High values of particulate matterwere recorded in many places across South-East Europe.
Gravity waves off the Atlas Mountains
Interesting orographic cloud waves formed over the Atlas Mountains, and wider, in mid-December.