Hurricane viewed from space
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Hurricane Rina: International Space Station footage

Nasa has released footage of Hurricane Rina taken from the International Space Station.

The hurricane has swelled to a category two storm as it sweeps towards Mexico's top tourist destination, Cancun, and other beach resorts along the Caribbean coast.

It is set to be near land late on Wednesday.

A hurricane warning is in force from Punta Gruesa to Cancun on Mexico's Caribbean coast, with tropical storm conditions extending further south.

  • 26 Oct 2011
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