Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have expressed concern about Hurricane Ida, after which passing through Cuba and strengthening until reaching Category 4 (out of a total of 5), it moved toward the state of Louisiana in the United States this Sunday with winds of up to 225 km/h.
in your Social NetworksAstronauts shared messages of support and stunning images as seen from space.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) posted pictures of the eye of the storm earlier this Sunday (29).
“From our perspective, it is disturbing to see these weather events get stronger and more frequent. I hope anyone in the path of this storm is prepared and safe,” the astronaut said in his post.
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US astronaut Megan MacArthur from NASA photographed Ida this Saturday (28), when she was still in Category 3, and published the images with the following message: “If you are or were in the path of this storm, So I’m thinking of you and want you to be safe.”
— Megan MacArthur (@Astro_Megan) August 28, 2021
a A storm hit the south coast of America this SundayJust 16 years after Hurricane Katrina, 80% of the city of New Orleans was flooded and 1,800 people died.
Thousands of residents of three US states — Louisiana, Mississippi I Alabama – They fled the coast of the Gulf of Mexico to escape the storm, labeled “extremely dangerous” by US officials.