Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
First images from Himawari-8
At 02:40 UTC on 18 December 2014, the first images from all 16 bands were captured by JMA's Himawari-8.
Broad Azores high
A clearly visible anticyclonic motion or broad Azores high was seen by Meteosat-10 in December.
Contrails over the Persian Gulf
Contrails over the Persian Gulf were seen by both Meteosat-10 and Metop-A in mid-December.
Severe Atlantic storm batters Ireland and UK
A very deep area of low pressure resulted in a North Atlantic cyclone (named Alexandra) which caused massive ocean surges and brought strong winds to parts of Ireland and the UK.
Medicane over Italy
A swirling area of low pressure over Lazio on 3 December showed a clear eye - indicating a medicane.
Eruption of Pico do Fogo volcano, Cape Verde
In November 2014 Pico do Fogo erupted for the first time in 20 years.
Tropical cyclone Adjali
South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season in 2014 began with the severe tropical storm Adjali.
Sudden freeze brings dust storm to Colorado
A cold front brought a dramatic temperature drop of 17 °C and a dust haboob to Colorado on 10 November.
Severe rain, hail and dust storms hit Oman
A very deep trough that formed a cut-off low brought thunderstorms, hail and dust to parts of Oman on 8 November.