Extraordinary images captured by NASA cameras show Hurricane Florence from space.
Like the category 2 storm cannon to the east coast of the USA. UU., The space agency published the incredible video that shows that winds approach drylands at 130 mph.
The video was captured in a high definition camera on the International Space Station and shows a "hard and instructive" view of the hurricane as it moved over the Atlantic in a northwesterly direction.
Extraordinary footage captured by NASA cameras shows Hurricane Florence from space
As the category 2 storm barrels towards the east coast of the USA. UU The space agency published the incredible video that shows the winds approaching 130 mph
The video was captured on a high-definition camera on the International Space Station and shows a "hard and instructive" vision. of the hurricane while moving over the Atlantic in a northwest direction.
"The National Hurricane Center predicts an additional strengthening for Florence before it reaches the coast of North Carolina and South Carolina on Friday, September 14," NASA said of the video.
Those who live on the east coast of the USA UU They have embarked on their properties, accumulating supplies and some have left their homes as the category 2 storm moves towards the land.
Locals in the Carolina states have said they have little confidence in the authorities and fear they will not receive much support from the central government should the hurricane devastate the area, given the response to the devastation caused by María to Puerto Rico that year. past.
Yesterday, President Trump said that politicians and people on the ground praised the preparations made by his administration.
He said during a reception for the winners of the White House Medal of Honor: "We're getting praise from politicians and people, but we're ready."
The president added that the hurricane will be "one of the biggest to hit our country," but said his staff is coordinating closely with state and local officials in the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia.
NASA shared this photo of Hurricane Florence seen from the International Space Station
The high definition video camera located outside the space station captured the images of Hurricane Florence, a category two storm
The photos show the storm as it crossed the Atlantic in a west-northwest direction with winds of 130 miles per hour
Up to 3 million people could lose electricity as a result of the storm.
Trump urged people to take seriously the threat of what could be the biggest storm on the East Coast in decades.
He added: "Get out of your way. Do not play with that. Is very large ".
Trump is eager to show that his team is better prepared than during Hurricane Maria, which killed nearly 3,000 people last September.
He has been defending his handling of the devastating storm.
Trump tweeted yesterday: "We received A Pluses because of our recent hurricane work in Texas and Florida, and we did a great job that was not appreciated in Puerto Rico, despite being an inaccessible island with very little electricity and a Mayor of San Juan. totally incompetent. We are ready for the big event that is to come!
Now demoted to a category two storm Hurricane Florence was category four, with winds reaching 165 mph
"This is one of the worst storms that hit the East Coast in many years," President Trump warned.