Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Unreal images show Hurricane Irma as one of Earth's most powerful storms


When its maximum sustained winds hit 185 miles per hour on Tuesday, Hurricane Irma became one of the Atlantic Ocean's most intense storms on record. 

The storm appears destined to target the U.S., with Florida at particular risk of seeing a landfall over the weekend, but not before the storm wreaks havoc from the Lesser Antilles to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba, among other areas. 

Satellites and "hurricane hunter" aircraft allowed for amazing images of this meteorological marvel. Here are some of the best ones we've found, which will be updated as the storm continues to develop.   Read more...

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