Satellite Imagery Captures Lightning as Hurricane Ida Hits Cuba

Imagery captured by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES-16 satellite shows Hurricane Ida as it impacted Cuba on Friday, August 27.

Prior to making landfall on Cuba’s Isle of Youth, Ida had been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. Credit: NOAA via Storyful

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