The astronauts Terry Virts and Samantha Cristoforetti have taken some amazing pictures of the typhoon from the International Space Station.
- It is one of the wildest I've seen. It looked like a black hole from a science fiction movie, writes Virt Twitter.
According to The Washington Post, the super-typhoon Maysak is one of the strongest the world has ever experienced.
- It demands respect, even from space, Cristoforetti writes on Twitter.
The pictures show the typhoon's incredible structure and symmetry.
According to The Weather Channel, at least five people have been killed on the island nation of Chuuk in the Pacific, when the typhoon hit on Wednesday.
The Weather Channel reports that the typhoon has now set its sights on the Philippines, which is now in high alert.
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