Hurricane Lane looks peaceful from up here

Hurricanes could also be brokers of destruction, however they may also be stunning from sure angles.

One angle is from 250 miles above the planet. That is the vantage level from which NASA astronaut Rick Arnold, at present on board the Worldwide House Station, snapped the above picture on Aug. 22 of Hurricane Lane.

“#HurricaneLane within the early morning hours close to #Hawaii,” Arnold tweeted. “The crew of the @Space_Station sends a lot aloha to everybody there.”

In the meantime, Lisa Bucci, a analysis affiliate on the College of Miami, was flying with the Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) hurricane hunters and recorded this video from inside the attention of Hurricane Lane on the identical day Arnold’s picture was taken.

Hurricane Lane, a Class 5 storm, stands out as the first main hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in 26 years, according to CNN. State authorities are advising residents to replenish on meals and water to final for a minimum of two weeks. Some residents are flying out of the state earlier than the storm arrives.

Pacific Ocean hurricanes like Hurricane Lane hardly ever make landfall in Hawaii given the sheer dimension of the Pacific and the way small the islands of Hawaii are. The final hurricane to make landfall within the islands, Hurricane Iniki, occurred in 1992.

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