Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Storm Dagmar hits the Nordic region
Storm Dagmar, believed to be the third-largest recorded in Norway for 50 years, hits Norway, Sweden and Finland at Christmas.
Dust outbreak over Afghanistan
Strong north-easterly winds drive dust across Afghanistan and Pakistan towards the Arabian Sea (Source: EUMeTrain).
Ship trails over the Atlantic
Numerous ship trails over the North Atlantic, off the coast of Spain and Portugal.
Storm Joachim hits France, Germany and Switzerland
Storm Joachim hits France, Germany and Switzerland with winds gusting up to 130 km/h.
Winter gales lash parts of Scotland
The first major storm of the winter brings high winds and heavy rain to parts of Scotland.
Tropical storm 5A over the Arabian Sea
Strong LLCC (Low Level Circulation Centre) called tropical storm 5A over the Arabian Sea, between India and Oman.
Drought in parts of Europe triggers unusual fires
Drought in Central and Eastern Europe triggers unusual forest fires in Germany, Ukraine, Moldova and Slovakia.
Cyclone near the Azores
Cyclone close to the islands of the Azores (Portugal) as observed by Meteosat-9 (WV6.2 channel) and Metop-A (ASCAT winds).
Torrential rains causes major flooding in Sicily
Convective conditions cause a day of continuous heavy rain over eastern Sicily on 22 November.
SO2 and water vapour converge at Mount Nyamuragira
Sulphur dioxide (SO2) plumes can be clearly seen (coloured neon green) being emitted from the Nyamuragira volcano.
Week of anticyclonic weather in Central Europe
At the beginning of November 2011, Central Europe experienced a week of anticyclonic weather, bringing gloomy conditions.