Looks like a hurricane from space?

31 August 2017

On the coast of Texas was struck by a powerful over the past 12 years hurricane.

hurricane Harvey from space

The hurricane was made by the astronauts of the International space station. Photo: NASA

Hurricane "Harvey" 25 Aug struck the Gulf coast, its strength amounted to four points on a scale. On 26 August he weakened to the level of a tropical storm. "Harvey" became the most powerful hurricane in the U.S. over the past 12 years, since the country in 2005 was hit by the storm Katrina.

hurricane Harvey from space

The image obtained by the satellite NOAA-NASA GOES on 24 August 2017. Photo: NASA

The maximum speed of the hurricane reaches winds of 215 kilometers per hour, they cover a distance of 55 kilometers from the center of "Harvey".

hurricane Harvey from space

The image obtained by the satellite NOAA-NASA GOES on 24 August 2017. Photo: NASA

Spacecraft "meteor-M" №2 took a few pictures showing the advance of the storm "Harvey" from 24th to 29th August 2017

Hurricane "Harvey" 24 Aug 2017

Hurricane "Harvey" 25 Aug 2017

Hurricane "Harvey" 27 Aug 2017

Hurricane "Harvey" 29 Aug 2017

What is left after the Hurricane "Harvey"?

According to the materials: chron.com, twitter.com/roscosmosria.ru

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