Stunning images recorded by cameras aboard the International Space Station show the tremendous dimension of Hurricane Sandy (scroll down for video / photo).
The ISS passed over Hurricane Sandy on Thursday, October 25, when the storm reached Category 2 in strength on the Saffir-Simpson scale, while heading to Bahamas.
At the moment of filming, the hurricane was located 137km south-east of the island of Great Exuma and its wind gusts reached speeds up to 169km per hour.
Sandy hit Bahamas Thursday overnight, causing the death of 21 people and is currently moving towards New York where is expected to strike Monday night or Tuesday morning.
Video: Hurricane Sandy caught on tape by International Space Station