The International Space Station has captured an image of Hurricane Gonzalo as it rages over the Atlantic Ocean.
US space agency NASA has tweeted the dramatic picture as the British island territory of Bermuda braces itself to be hit by the storm.
According to Reuters, Gonzalo is making its way towards the area with maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h (140 mi/h). The storm reached Category 4 yesterday on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale but is expected to slowly weaken.
Gonzalo has already caused huge damage to the Caribbean islands of Antigua, Martinique and St Maarten. In Martinique, an 87-year-old sailor died after his boat sank in a marina as a result of the hurricane.
NASA said the storm will hit Bermuda today, while ocean swells will hit the east coast of the US tomorrow.
The view from #ISS of Hurricane Gonzalo as it churns in the Atlantic Ocean. pic.twitter.com/LdGD15ADvw
— NASA (@NASA) October 15, 2014