Our thoughts are with people in the Caribbean Sea.

Astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured from ISS the Hurricane Maria hurtling across the Caribbean Sea and the Turks and Caicos Islands. As Nespoli comments, “even from here it takes up all the horizon,” from the image the hurricane is just there in silence and is hard to imagine what’s happening on the ground.

Credit: Paolo Nespoli, ESA, NASA

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: NBC News

Reference: Paolo Nespoli’s Tweet
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