Hurricane Rina off Mexico

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    Hurricane Rina off Mexico, image acquired October 24, 2011 at 16:15 UTC.

    Hurricane Rina strengthened to a Category 2 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale as it churned over Caribbean waters toward resorts on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, the National Hurricane Center said.

    Satellite: Terra

    Credit: NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

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    1. dodagp 42 months ago | reply

      Stunning shot!
      Like Rina's harmless disposition.

    2. K)) [deleted] 42 months ago | reply

      Amazing pic.

    3. jaffles 42 months ago | reply

      Great capture!

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