Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
What has Metop-A seen in 15 years?
Looking back at some of the memorable weather and environmental events Metop-A has captured over the years.
Monitoring Mount Etna for more than 20 years
Here we take look back at cases since 2001, which have focused on Mount Etna.
Spotting Etesian winds in solar imagery using moonglint
Etesian winds spotted in the solar spectrum in Feb 2021.
Devastating fire at Notre-Dame
Heat signatures from the fire that destroyed parts of Notre-Dame could be seen on satellite imagery.
2015 - warm, dry but stormy year
An overview of some of the more significant weather events of 2015, using satellite data, including data from Meteosat and Metop.
Traditional Beltane fires seen by Metop
Hotspots from balefires in parts of Europe could be seen on the Metop image from 30 April.
Rippled airglow above Bangladesh storms
Evidence of ripples in the atmosphere could be seen in imagery from space and on the ground in April.
Large wildfire in Chile
A forest fire ravaged urban areas of Valparaiso, Chile, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least 16.
Smoke from city-sized fire in Australia
A large smoke plume from massive bushfires in Australia was clearly seen by Metop-A.
Italian heatwave ends with severe thunderstorms
Cold front with severe thunderstorms brings an end to the 2012 Italian summer heatwave.