European Thunderstorms – June 2014

Thunderstorms develop over Europe on 09-10 June 2014, as seen by EUMETSAT’s Meteosat-10 satellite, in orbit 36,000 km above the Earth.

This visualisation is a composite of the RGB ‘natural colour’ product and the 10.8 infrared channel from the SEVIRI radiometer aboard Meteosat Second Generation satellites.

More information on how instruments on satellites detect storms and a case study of storms in France from 8-9 June: