NASA reveals the before and after of Hurricane Otis in Acapulco

Hurricane Otis in Acapulco: NASA reveals before and after satellite photos
Photos: NASA/Cuartoscuro

The NASA expressed Before and after Acapulco After passing through Hurricane Otis, which made landfall on the southern Pacific coast of Mexico last Wednesday, October 25. Images taken from space show the devastation in the area.

Before becoming a hurricane, the storm intensified within 12 hours of making landfall Type 5 with prolonged wind 165 mph.

Before and after Otis passed through Acapulco: NASA photos

He Hurricane Otis Power lines were downed, trees uprooted, unleashing floods and landslides. Apart from its devastating impact on human lives and property, the storm also damaged the surrounding rainforest.

Before Hurricane Otis

Satellite Landsat 8 Get the image below and match it September 21, 2023Four days before the Otis landslide.

Hurricane Otis was one of the strongest storms in history. Photo: NASA

After Otis

For its part, the OLI-2 sensor Landsat 9 Received the film on October 31, nearly a week after the disaster.

Hurricane Otis takes Acapulco by surprise. Photo: NASA

This second image reveals how strong winds uprooted vegetation in the area, including large trees.

“Trees at higher elevations and on steeper slopes are more susceptible to damage during storms because they are exposed to higher wind speeds,” explains NASA. Report.

Hurricane Otis makes landfall in Acapulco from space

Earlier, NASA and other United States agencies had already shared photos of the moment Hurricane Otis Landed on the coast of Mexico.

Photo: Reuters/NOAA

For its part, the photo below shows how the event was, and one more Tormenta Tropical, Wind speed of 100 kilometers per hour.

Phenomenon seen from space before becoming a hurricane. Photo: NOAA

Reports show that it is devastating to structures AcapulcoIncluding many hotels and tall buildings, as well fallen trees, Severe flooding Y Floor slopes.

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