This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral

Hurricane Florence from space

Astronauts had to use super wide-angle lens to photograph Hurricane Florence because it’s so huge

Hurricane Florence has strengthened to a category 4 storm, and it's on a path to potentially cause serious damage in North and SC. Forecasters talked about Florence may perchance well perchance presumably change into an especially unhealthy considerable hurricane one day Monday and live that formulation for days.

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst snapped some photos of his own to share on Twitter on Wednesday.

Images captured with a wide-angle lens on board the Space Station have shown the mind-boggling scale of Hurricane Florence as it nears America's East Coast.

'Get prepared on the East Coast, this is a no-kidding nightmare coming for you'.

The video tracks across the swirling clouds at the outer edges of the hurricane before passing over the eye. It is estimated that the wind speed in the eye of the hurricane reaches 200 km/h.

Hurricane Florence, a sturdy Class four storm, may perchance well perchance presumably stall upon reaching the Carolina cruise and fabricate a diminutive shift south in direction of SC once it makes landfall, changing into "a serious flooding tournament", per Fox Data Senior Meteorologist Janice Dean.

The National Weather Service has issued strong warnings to residents of the Carolinas and other mid-Atlantic states, saying the hurricane would be the "storm of a lifetime", bringing damaging winds, life-threatening storm surges, and "catastrophic flooding". Jasmine writes primarily in our LGBTTQQIAAP and Science section.

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