Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Hurricane Florence Looks Super-Scary When Seen From Space

Astronauts had to use super wide-angle lens to photograph Hurricane Florence because it’s so huge NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space – news ZIK.UA
Frank Williams | 15 September, 2018, 19:43

A Category 4 hurricane at its strongest, Olivia spent about a week swishing around in the Pacific Ocean without making landfall before it weakened into a tropical storm.

Florence is expected to strike North Carolina's coast on Friday, then drift southwest before moving inland on Saturday, according to Miami's National Hurricane Center (NHC).

This photo from Arnold is one of many on his Twitter feed of the Earth from the International Space Station.

And even from space, Hurricane Florence looks terrifying. The European Space Agency's astronaut, the German Alexander Gerst, called the hurricane a "no-kidding nightmare".

Now a major hurricane with winds of 115 miles an hour and increasing, the National Hurricane Center says Florence's forecast track will take the system over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas Tuesday and Wednesday, and Florence will approach the coast of SC or North Carolina on Thursday.

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A view of Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station.

In this September 12, 2018 photo provided by NASA, Hurricane Florence churns over the Atlantic Ocean heading for the USA east coast as seen from the International Space Station.

As millions of people in the Carolinas and Virginia prepare for what could be historic damage from Hurricane Florence, people in space are keeping an eye on it from above.

Viewed through the wide-angle camera of the International Space Station which orbits at 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth, Hurricane Florence appears swirling above the Atlantic Ocean as it's moving west-northwest towards the North and SC.

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