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Last Updated: Wednesday September 15 2010 18:08 GMT

Hurricanes as seen from space!

A photo of hurricane Igor from the International Space Station

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The Atlantic storm season is a time that people in North and South America dread.

Running from June to November, the weather around the Atlantic Ocean produces lots of storms every year - and some of those storms can turn into hurricanes.

Usually it's only the destruction they cause that we get to see, but now astronauts at NASA have revealed a whole new view of the natural phenomena - the way they see them from space!

The pictures are incredible. Watch the clip to see them...

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