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Ocean drone captures video inside category 4 hurricane

A drone captured the video from inside the eye of a powerful category 4 hurricane, barreling across the Atlantic.

News 12 Staff

Oct 4, 2021, 10:49 AM

Updated 989 days ago

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Incredible new video inside a hurricane is being called a world-first by experts.
A drone captured the video from inside the eye of a powerful category 4 hurricane, barreling across the Atlantic.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration partnered with Saildrone Incorporated to send the hi-tech, unmanned vessel into the path of Hurricane Sam.
It passed through nearly 50-foot waves and 120 mph winds.
Scientists say the data being gathered can be used to better improve forecast models.


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