Right here’s a shocking view of the serene climate occurring inside the attention of ferocious Hurricane Ida.
The footage, which was taken by a Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration P-3 plane, reveals the calm ambiance inside the attention of the storm because it headed towards the coast of Louisiana on Sunday.
“Gorgeous video taken from inside the attention of #Ida this morning by the [National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service] Ocean Winds Analysis group,” the Nationwide Hurricane Middle wrote on Twitter.
The storm, which is at present a Class 4 hurricane, has quickly intensified. It’s anticipated to landfall early Sunday afternoon.
As Ida barreled towards the Gulf Coast, its high winds elevated by 45 mph to 150 mph in 5 hours, forecasters mentioned.
The storm’s arrival can be on the precise date Hurricane Katrina tore by means of Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years in the past.