The naming of storms

On 7 August 2014, there were four tropical cyclones active in the Pacific Ocean. It was the first time for 12 years that four storms were active in the Pacific at the same time - and of course only in the satellite era c ...

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Two orbits, one Earth

EUMETSAT has been running a fleet of meteorological satellites, providing weather and climate data, for more than 25 years. The satellites are operated in two main orbits: Metop has a polar orbit 817km above the Earth, a ...

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