NASA on Wednesday shared a stunning image, captured from space, of the 2019 Hurricane Dorian to mark the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. Dorian was the most powerful storm to hit the Bahamas since records began. In a long Instagram post, the American space agency explained through five pointers how it is preparing to weather the hurricane season this year. June 1 marks the beginning of the hurricane season in the Atlantic and the US government’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted an above-average number of storms this year.

The five pointers described in the caption dealt with NASA’s ability to see storms from space; to see inside hurricanes in 3D; climate change and hurricane behaviour; the agency’s ability to monitor damage due to hurricanes; and help communities prepare for storms and deal with their aftermath. In a separate blog post, it said that NASA is developing new technology and…

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