We’re tracking two storms – Get your full forecast here

‘I am in disbelief right now’: Woman stumbles upon hurricane phenomenon

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

BAHAMAS —  As millions of people are awaiting Hurricane Irma’s arrival, one person came across a beach in the Bahamas with a significant amount of ocean water missing.

According to the Washington Post, this occurs when a hurricane as strong as Irma, with low pressure, needs to suction water from its surroundings to feed the core of the storm. The low pressure acts a suction cup to draw the water into it, which can change the surface of the ocean at times.

And in this case, that is what exactly happened. As seen Kaydi_K Twitter, she witnessed this on the Long Island, Bahamas.