Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
20th anniversary of the NASA Terra satellite
On 18 December 2019, NASA’s EOS Terra satellite celebrates 20 years since its launch in 1999.
Gravity waves off the Atlas Mountains
Interesting orographic cloud waves formed over the Atlas Mountains, and wider, in mid-December.
Lee Waves and Foehn over Austria
Strong winds from south-westerly directions created a Foehn situation over Austria on several days from 15 December 2019, with increased intensity on 17 December. The involved cloud types were very complex and changed during the day .
MISR 3D images of convective storms
Using 3D imagery from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument on the Terra satellite to show convective storms.
Meanders in the Mediterranean
Instabilities in ocean currents can be identified through synergistic use of data from the Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellites.
Devastating Typhoon Hagibis
Typhoon Hagibis was the worst storm to hit Japan for half a century, when it made landfall in mid-October 2019.
Record-breaking Hurricane Lorenzo
Hurricane Lorenzo was the strongest hurricane on record to go so far north and east in the Atlantic Ocean, when it reached Category 5 status in September 2019.
Mount Pico in the Azores shrouded in orographically-induced clouds
In late-September 2019 Mount Pico in the Azores was shrouded in clouds formed by the orographic effect.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
Second eruption of Stromboli in 2019
The second eruption of the Italian volcano Stromboli occurred on 28 August - just a few weeks after a previous eruption.