What hurricane made the most damage?

What hurricane made the most damage?

Overall costliest

Name Nominal damage (Billions USD) Storm classification at peak intensity
Katrina $125.0 Category 5 hurricane
Harvey $125.0 Category 4 hurricane
Maria $91.6 Category 5 hurricane
Irma $77.2 Category 5 hurricane

How much damage did Hurricane Dorian do to Puerto Rico?


Territory Damage (2019 USD)
Lesser Antilles Unknown
Bahamas $3.4 billion
United States Puerto Rico Unknown
Florida ≥$1.2 billion

Why was Erika retired?

Owing to the disastrous effects on Dominica, on April 25, 2016 the name Erika was retired, and will never again be used for an Atlantic tropical cyclone.

What was the last hurricane to hit Puerto Rico?

Hurricane Maria

Category 5 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Maria near peak intensity to the southeast of Puerto Rico on September 19
Dissipated October 2, 2017
(Extratropical after September 30)
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 175 mph (280 km/h)

What happened to Tropical Storm Erika?

The National Hurricane Center declared that Tropical Storm Erika dissipated near the north coast of eastern Cuba at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. It was at this time that Hurricane Hunter data concluded that the former tropical cyclone had degenerated to a trough of low pressure.

When did Hurricane Erika hit Dominica 2015?

MODIS SATELLITE IMAGE OF TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR THE LESSER ANTILLES AT 1420 UTC 27 AUGUST 2015. IMAGE COURTESY OF NASA. Erika was a tropical storm whose torrential rains inflicted significant casualties and damage on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

How many people died in the Hurricane Erika?

Five people died in Haiti, four from a weather-related traffic accident and one from a landslide. Total damage from Erika is estimated to be over US$500 million, with US$482.8 million in Dominica alone.

What is the life cycle of Hurricane Erika?

Erika formed on Aug. 24, 2015, as it was immediately classified as a tropical storm. Erika maintained tropical storm status for its entire life cycle. It reached peak intensity with winds of 50 mph on multiple occasions, as it remained a fairly weak tropical storm.

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