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.
Storm Ahti causes damage in northern Finland
On 21 June 2021 Storm Ahti caused widespread damage and flooding in northern Finland.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Geldingadalir eruptions affect cloud microphysics
Altered cloud microphysical structure above Geldingadalir eruptions, April 2021.
Major dust outbreaks - Africa, Middle East & China
Meteosat-8 spots series of dust outbreaks in March 2021.
Spotting Etesian winds in solar imagery using moonglint
Etesian winds spotted in the solar spectrum in Feb 2021.
Mount Etna very active in February & March 2021
Regular Etna eruptions observed in February and March 2021.
February 2021: very cold in Europe & North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.