While a winter storm brought sudden snow and power outages to parts of the U.S. Southeast on 9 December, 2018, a break in the clouds that day revealed a wintry landscape around the Midwest and Great Lakes. The VIIRS on Suomi NPP acquired this natural-colour image around 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time (18:30 Universal Time).
Copernicus Sentinel-1 takes us over Mexico City. This striking image has been created using three acquisitions from 28 July, 27 August and 26 September 2018, overlaid in red, green and blue, respectively.
As sea ice around Russia's New Siberian Islands thins and breaks-up each summer, it takes on the appearance of stained glass. This image was acquired by Landsat 8's Operational Land Imager (OLI) on 27 June, 2018.
SPOT 6 captured this false-colour image on 12 November 2018 of the devastating wildfires in the U.S. state of California.
On 1 November, 2018, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured a false-colour view of flooding along the Nueces River in a series of storms that have delivered historic amounts of rain to central Texas.
CloudSat passed over the eye of typhoon Yutu, as the storm approached the Philippines, on 28 October, 2018.
Copernicus Sentinel-2B takes us over Kyoto and Osaka, Japan in this image, which was captured on 11 May 2018.
Looking down on the desert vistas of the southwestern United States, an astronaut took this photograph of a short section of the Colorado River on 14 April 2017.
A potent storm is poised to hit Mexico. In this nighttime image acquired at 3:50 a.m. local time (08:50 Universal Time) on 22 October 2018, Hurricane Willa appears off of the country's Pacific Coast.
Image of category 4 Hurricane Michael, approaching the coast of Florida, from EUMETSAT's Metop-A polar orbiting satellite at 15:31 UTC on Tuesday, 10 October 2018.
This image on an outflow boundary over Africa was acquired on 27 September 2018, by the "day-night band" (DNB) on the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on Suomi NPP. The DNB sensor detects dim light signals such as auroras, airglow, and city lights.
A tropical-like cyclone, also known as a medicane, has now fully developed in the Mediterranean. The medicane, captured by the NOAA-20 polar orbiting satellite at 8 a.m. ET on 27 September, 2018, is expected to continue "organising and strengthening" on Friday, according to Severe Weather EU.
This wide view image of Foxe Basin, Canadian Arctic, was acquired on 3 September, 2018, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite.
This 1 km Proba-V image captures Hurricane Florence over North Carolina on 15 September 2018, a day after the category one storm made landfall in the United States.
The Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite takes us over Semera in northeast Ethiopia. Semera is a new town with a population of just over 2600 and serves as the capital of the Afar region. The region spans an estimated 270 000 sq km, from close to the border with Eritrea towards the capital of Addis Ababa.
This natural-color image shows how Hurricane Florence appeared from above to the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite on 11 September 2018.
This high-resolution photograph of Circuit Paul Ricard, a distinctive racetrack in Le Castellet, Var, in southeastern France was taken from the ISS on 9 June 2018.
The Atlantic basin was relatively quiet for much of August 2018, but September brought a surge in storm activity. On 9 September 2018, Florence, Isaac, and Helene were all churning up the North Atlantic.
The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the North Sea, revealing a significant algae bloom covering most of the southern part. One of Europe's most productive fisheries, the North Sea covers an area of 570 000 sq km and is linked to the Atlantic by one of the world's busiest shipping regions – the English Channel.
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