NASA images show how massive Florence is

Minnie NorrisSep 13, 2018

Astronaut Alexander Gerst also joined in the fun, explaining that the courageous space men and women need wide-lense cameras to take these incredible photos.

On Wednesday, forecasters projected Florence - now a category 4 hurricane - will likely slow down and turn south after slamming the East Coast.

European Home Company astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted photos taken 249 miles above the glance of the storm.

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core observatory satellite had a fairly good look at Florence on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at 2:13 p.m. EDT (1813 UTC).

"#HurricaneFlorence this morning with Cape Hatteras #NorthCarolina in the foreground", Arnold wrote this morning. He said on Wednesday that the ISS's crew "is thinking of those who will be affected".

Another view from astronaut Alexander Gerst of the eye of Hurricane Florence, posted to Twitter on September 12, 2018.

Hurricane Florence is a Category 4 storm headed for the US's East Coast and predicted to start affecting SC and North Carolina as early as Thursday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Hazel also wreaked havoc on Southern Ontario, dumping over 200 milimetres of rain on Toronto alone, while packing winds over 100 km/h.

NASA additionally posted an animated video of Storm Florence considered from dwelling.

Hurricane Florence is blowing sustained winds of up to 130 miles per hour as it barrels toward the US East Coast as a Category 4 storm.

Hurricane Florence had already reached the fourth category out of five possible, the state of emergency was introduced in the States of Maryland and Virginia. "It's chilling, even from space".

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