8/17/2017-9/14/2018 – Two Hurricanes cripples hundreds of thousands from Texas to Florida


 

Hurricane Harvey was an extremely destructive Atlantic hurricane which became the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005.

Harvey caused at least 83 confirmed deaths; 1 in Guyana, and 82 in the United States.Economic losses are preliminary estimated at between $70 to $200 billion, with a large portion of the losses sustained by uninsured homeowners.

 


 

CARIBBEAN – AUGUST 25: In this NOAA handout image, NOAA’s GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma as it makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean in to the Caribbean — a category 5 storm with winds as high as 185 miles per hour — today at about 3:15 pm (eastern), September 6, 2017. (Photo by NASA/NOAA GOES Project via Getty Images)

 

Hurricane Irma was an extremely powerful and catastrophic Cape Verde type hurricane, the most intense observed in the Atlantic since Dean in 2007. It was also the most intense Atlantic hurricane to strike the United States since Katrina in 2005, and the first major hurricane to make landfall in the state of Florida since Wilma in 2005.

Hurricane Irma caused catastrophic damage in Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla and the Virgin Islands as a Category 5 hurricane. As of September 14, the hurricane has caused at least 81 deaths, including 43 in the Caribbean and 38 in the United States.

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