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A selection of high resolution satellite images from EUMETSAT is now available on TheWeatherOutlook (TWO) website. The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) is a global operational satellite agency based in Europe which gathers satellite data on weather, climate and the environment and delivers them to its partners and users worldwide.
All of the images available on TWO are free to access and can be selected on the EUMETSAT page.
The images currently available on TWO cover western Europe.
Shows rainfall and cloud cover
Infrared 10.8: Shows cloud cover and is good for nighttime use
Snow: Daytime detection of fog, low clouds and snow
Airmass: Monitor the development of low pressure areas
Natural colours: Clearly highlights different cloud types, ocean, bare land and vegetation
Fog: Shows nighttime fog and low stratus cloud
Airmass satellite image
On TWO the update schedule is:
Visible images every 30 minutes
Channels and RGB composites every hour
The schedule may change according to data availability from EUMETSAT.
Snow satellite image
The EUMETSAT satellite imagery now available on TWO is a very useful tool to assess the current weather and to assist in making short range forecasts. All of the images can be accessed from a page which is optimised for all screen sizes.
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