Caribbean, September 7: After Harvey now Hurricane Irma has shaken the Caribbean and is in its gravest form. With 185 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma has been one of the threatening ones as NASA has declared warning for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NASA has also produced the certain stock of images and gifs. which shows the enormous Irma Hurricane.
NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core satellite was able to capture "an exceptional view" of the hurricane's eye, finding "extreme rainfall" within the eye wall. On Sept. 5 at 12:52 p.m. EST, NASA found that precipitation was falling at a rate of more than 10.8 inches per hour within the eye wall.
The GPM's radar found that the storms rotating around the eye reached altitudes greater than 7.75 miles, with some thunderstorms reaching heights of over 10 miles.
NASA has also put together a satellite animation of Irma. This video shows imagery from the NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental (GOES) East satellite. The images were taken from the morning of Sept. 3 until the morning of Sept. 6., showing Irma move west and slam into St. Martin.