A swirling area of low pressure over Lazio on 3 December showed a clear eye - indicating a medicane.
22 October 2020
02 December 2014
The infrared RGB animation shows convective systems generating in the north-western Mediterranean (Tyrrhenian Sea). These evolved into an almost circular small sized cyclone, known as a medicane.
The storm hit Italy a few kilometres west of Rome, bringing heavy rain to the country.
On the Metop-B Natural Colour RGB, from 3 November 08:36 UTC, and the composite Meteosat-8 HRV/RGB image, from 3 November 08:00 UTC, a distinct eye can be seen to the west of Rome.
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.