Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Lee and gravity waves above the Czech Republic
The Meteosat-8 image below shows two types of waves above the Czech Republic, interfering with each other.
Remarkable dust cloud over Iceland
Winds from ex-hurricane Ike gives rise to a remarkable dust cloud over Iceland.
Hurricane Ike follows Gustav and Hanna
The 2008 hurricane season: Ike follows close on the heels of Gustav and Hanna.
SO2 plumes from the Kasatochi eruption
Sulphur dioxide (SO2) plumes from the Kasatochi eruption circled the whole northern hemisphere over more than 20 days.
Cirrus plume formation above thunderstorm anvils
Cirrus plume formation above thunderstorm anvils observed by Meteosat-8.
Largest forest fire in Norway in 60 years
On 9 June a large forest fire started in a region in southern Norway that had been extremely dry during the previous weeks.
Tornadic storms over Bulgaria and Romania
On the afternoon of 22 April, a series of severe convective storms developed in the region of Bulgaria, Romania and south-west Ukraine.
High level wave cloud spreading from Mt. Etna
The images below show a high-level plume-like cloud extending downwind from Mount Etna for about 200 km to the east.
Forecasting coloured rain in Bulgaria
On 23 March a typical, spring season synoptic situation was prevailing over Europe, characterised by a cold meridional flow from Greenland through Western and Central Europe to the North African coast, and with an intensive transport of warm dry air towards the Balkans.