European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst snapped some photos of his own to share on Twitter on Wednesday. It's chilling, even from space.
Hurricane Florence is now a powerful Category 4 hurricane and is expected to make a unsafe impact once it makes landfall along the coast of the southeast US later this week.
In the first tweet, Alexander Gerst shared images of the Hurricane Florence's eye as the "no-kidding nightmare" storm is swirling above the Atlantic Ocean. It is estimated that the wind speed in the eye of the hurricane reaches 200 km/h.
Hurricane Helene to affect all Azores islands - IPMA
The tail end of Hurricane Helene is expected to reach Ireland early next week, bringing wet and windy weather. "I love hurricanes. Joyce is centered about 870 miles (1,400 kilometers) southwest of the Azores and is moving southwest at 6 mph (9 kph).
Tracking Hurricane Florence as storm lands in North Carolina
Officials in New Bern said more than 100 people were rescued from floods and the downtown was under water by Friday afternoon. Atlantic Beach on North Carolina's Outer Banks islands had already received 76cm of rain, the US Geological Survey said.
'Catastrophic' Hurricane Florence buffets U.S. east coast
The police chief of Wrightsville Beach suggested that those who chose to stay give him their next-of-kin contact information. ET, Florence was centred about 135 kilometres east-southeast of Wilmington , its forward movement slowed to seven km/h.
Serena said she was proud of me - Osaka
As Williams fell apart, Osaka showed maturity by staying cool to close out her maiden Grand Slam title . She was called on three violations over the course of the match . "If it's like this, let me know".