Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Large smoke plume from wildfires in Russia
By Mark Higgins (EUMETSAT), Sancha Lancaster (Pactum) and Ilaria Parodi (CGI)
Devastating floods in western Europe
Catastrophic floods hit Germany, Belgium and parts of West Europe mid July 2021.
Catastrophic tornado in the Czech Republic
Satellites' view on the catastrophic tornado case on 24 June 2021 in the Czech Republic.
Tracking the Gulf Stream with satellite data
Using satellite data from multiple satellite instruments to track the Gulf Stream in 2020 and 2021.
Destructive eruption of volcano Nyiragongo
In the evening of 22 May 2021 volcano Nyiragongo started to erupt, threatening life and property.
Tropical Cyclone Tauktae
Tropical Cyclone Tauktae made landfall in the Indian state of Gujarat on 17 May 2021.
Super Typhoon Surigae
Super Typhoon Surigae was the strongest ever early season typhoon in the North Pacific.
Geldingadalir eruptions affect cloud microphysics
Altered cloud microphysical structure above Geldingadalir eruptions, April 2021.
Major eruption of La Soufrière volcano
Major eruption of the Caribbean volcano La Soufrière in early April 2021.
Tropical cyclone Seroja undergoes Fujiwhara effect
TC Seroja consumed an unnamed tropical storm in 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.
Arctic blast turned US white
Band of ice from freezing rain over Texas clearly seen in RGB imagery on 19 Feb 2021.
Large dust plume ejecting off west Africa
Saharan dust heading for Europe in Feb 2021; second major dust outbreak of the season
End of the cold spell in western Europe, arrival of cold air in south-eastern Europe
Cold spell in Germany ended with freezing rain on 15 February. Snowstorm hit Greece and western Turkey.
Albedo response to a change in the precipitation regime in the Sahel region
Can surface albedo change in the Sahel, due to rainfall, can be quantified using satellite observations.
Meteosat-11 captures plume of Saharan dust coming from northern Africa
On 5-6 February 2021, a massive amount of Saharan dust was advected across the Mediterranean Sea into central Europe.
Contrails - when do we see them from satellites?
Looking at the contrails in satellite images and investigating supportive atmospheric conditions.
February 2021: very cold first half in Europe and North America
Winter 2020/21 brings arctic weather conditions to northern & central Europe.
Series of storms over parts of western Europe
Series of storms brings torrential rain to Western and Central Europe in late January 2021.