Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Record-breaking 24-hour snowfall in December over Canton Ticino, Switzerland
Areas above around 1000 m altitude of Canton Ticino recorded a 24-hour accumulation of fresh snow of 120-150 cm on 25 December 2013.
Meteosat sunglint on the Southern Ocean around solstice
The Southern Ocean waters reflect the sunlight specularly towards the satellite.
Snow storm hits the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East had their first major snow storm for many decades.
Storm Xaver batters Europe
Xaver affected much of northern Europe on 5 and 6 December and caused worst storm surge for decades in the North Sea.
Winter convection over the UK and snow on European mountains
Variety of European weather seen on high resolution Meteosat-10 imagery.
Warm and cold air seen as cold front crosses the UK
Airmass RGB image showing a cold front stretching from the Baltic Sea through Denmark, across England and Wales and then into the Atlantic towards the Azores.
Massive hailstorm over Gauteng, South Africa
Severe thunderstorms with golf ball size hail and flash floods hit Gauteng province of South Africa in late November.
Metop captures Tropical Cyclone Lehar over Bay of Bengal
Tropical Depression 05B formed off the west coast of the Malay Peninsula on 23 November before strengthing into a Tropical Cyclone.
Severe thunderstorms over Sardinia
Flash floods caused by heavy thunderstorms tear through streets in Sardinia, submerging homes and killing at least 18 people.
Storms over Scandinavia
Record wind speeds were measured when storms passed northern parts of Scandinavia in mid-November.