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.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.
Storms hit France in early October
Europe was battered during the first October weekend in 2020, with extensive storms, extreme rainfall and flooding.
Active Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season
2019 saw a lot of cyclonic activity in the northern Indian Ocean, with five systems being generated.
Widespread flooding in the Middle East
Parts of the Middle East were left devastated after severe floods.
Severe flash floods in Mallorca
Severe storms caused devastating flash floods on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
Using MPE for convective event in Georgia
Comparing the MPE products and ground observation data in Georgia during a storm.
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.
Storm batters parts of Western Europe
An Atlantic storm, the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo, brought high winds and heavy rain to parts of Europe.
Tropical depression Fernand
Fernand made landfall near Veracruz in Mexico, causing mudslides and flash flooding.
Thunderstorms cause dramatic flooding in Tuscany
Meteosat-8 rapid scan imagery helped to nowcast the severe thunderstorms that hit Tuscany on 12 November 2012.