Astronauts aboard the International Space Station say Hurricane Florence is so massive, they had to use a super wide-angle lens to capture photographs of the storm from space.
A new high-definition video and photos taken from the International Space Station show the size of scope of Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm heading toward landfall in the Southeast U.S. later this week. "T$3 his is a no-kidding nightmare coming for you".
Here are some of the best images of Hurricane Florence by Gerst and Ricky Arnold, a fellow NASA astronaut who's also living on board the ISS.
However, in the ISS astronaut's second post, he revealed an expansive view of the hurricane with its eye at several hundred kilometers off the US East Coast and its outer cloud bands already approaching Nort Carolina.
"The National Hurricane Center forecasts additional strengthening for Florence before it reaches the coastline of North Carolina and SC early Friday, Sept. 14", NASA wrote in the description of the video.
According to Wednesday morning's update from the National Hurricane Center, Florence could park off the coast of the Carolinas on Friday, bringing damaging winds and even extreme storm surges to coastal areas. Jasmine writes primarily in our LGBTTQQIAAP and Science section.
Emergency has been in place for several parts of Philippines along with other parts of Southeast Asia including Hongkong. Passengers planning to fly out of Hong Kong's global airport on Sunday have been warned to expect "severe disruption".
In Wilmington, near where the eye of the hurricane touched down, trees and power lines were down and many windows had been broken. Super Typhoon Mangkhut was expected to hit an area in the Philippines on Saturday that would affect more than 5 million people.
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But it won't be a political message or attack on one of his perceived enemies-or at least, it's not supposed to be. The system is used to warn the public in cases of emergency, such as risky weather, and missing children.
Florence will track through SC through Saturday night, and then up into western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee on Sunday. Super Typhoon Mangkhut was expected to hit an area in the Philippines on Saturday that would affect 5.2 million people.
Since issuing a mandatory evacuation order Wednesday, nearly all of the more than 2500 residents left the island. Coastal towns in the Carolinas were largely empty, and schools and businesses closed as far south as Georgia.
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More than 12,000 people were in shelters in North Carolina and 400 in Virginia, where the forecast was less dire. She was eventually rescued by a boat crew; 140 more awaited help. "Honestly, I grew up in Wilmington".
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