Hurricanes show their devastating power, but it seems recently, the storms also like to show their faces.
Ostro paired the image with a similar one of Hurricane Matthew captured last October when that storm made landfall in Haiti. (.)
Irma’s image looks less terrifying than Matthew to some, primarily because the 2016 Matthew image appeared more skull-like, even baring its “teeth.”
Some Twitter users found less frightening reminders in the image.
Of course, as some Twitter users pointed out, there’s a name for the tendency our minds have to perceive some familiar pattern where none exists.
But some people can make everything about food, and that’s at least a little comforting.
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