Stunning footage by NASA shows the terrifying power of Hurricane Lane as the devastating storm barreled towards Hawaii.
The video was captured by a stationary camera attached to the International Space Station as it orbited over the Pacific Ocean on August 22, just south of the archipelago, at around 12.47pm local time.
Hawaii residents are already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano are now braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane.
The devastating storm was bearing down on the U.S. island chain with high winds and lashing rains and the potential to trigger flooding and landslides.
Though the hurricane weakened slightly as it spun across the Pacific Ocean it remained a Category 4 storm, according to the U.S. Central Pacific Hurricane Center.
Kao Brave specialist divers jumped in next to a huge whale to free it from crab nets wrapped around its body. Members from the Chilean navy were alerted to the ‘agitated and fearful’ mammal by fishermen who had spotted it off the island of Navarino, by Cape Horn in Patagonia.
A storm sparked a sudden, fast-moving flow of debris that ripped through the alpine village of Grugnay in Chamoson, Switzerland, on August 7, causing damage to roadways, bridges, and homes, local reports said.
Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau erupted 52 times in one day, causing a plume of ash of around 1.5 km to rise. This was nearly 50 years after Krakatau's deadly 1883 eruption, which killed an estimated 36,000 at the time. Now the area is largely uninhabited, though it is a popular tourist spot.
People in many countries turned their eyes to the sky on Friday night to see the crimson Moon as our planet’s satellite moves into the Earth’s shadow in the longest lunar eclipse of the century, lasting over 100 minutes.
When the retaining wall collapsed in the building site next door, the subsiding earth left a large gap under the building ..... well, NATURE AND GRAVITY WON, and the building collapsed.
Beyoğlu Mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan told reporters that the building was built illegally in 1994 and it had no construction license or occupancy permit and had problems with its foundation. It is unclear why authorities did not take action on the building to this date, but such instances are common in Istanbul and other cities throughout Turkey.
Photographer James Piper planned his trip to Yosemite National Park around stopping at a different lake every night to capture the perfect scenes. His goal was not only to capture the Milky Way but also the stars’ reflection on the lake’s surface.