Hurricane

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DateCountryDetail
02/09/1900
United States 6,000 people are killed when a hurricane hits Galveston, Texas.
03/09/1930
Dominican republic A hurricane hits Santo Domingo, capital of Dominican republic, leaving 5,000 dead.
02/09/1935
United States 423 people are killed when a hurricane hits Florida Keys.
21/09/1938
United States A hurricane hits Long Island and southern New England killing 600 and devastating coastal cities and towns.
27/09/1959
Japan A Hurricane hits the Japanese mainland island Honshu killing 5,000.
30/10/1961
Belize Hurricane Hattie hits Belize killing 400 and leaving thousands homeless.
24/09/1966
Jamaica Hurricane Inez hits the Caribbean killing several hundred.
15/01/1968
United Kingdom 20 people die as hurricane force winds lash Scotland
02/01/1976
United Kingdom Hurricane force winds of up to 105 mph hit the UK leaving 22 dead
16/10/1987
United Kingdom Hurricane force winds of 110 mph hit southern England leaving 13 dead.
16/09/1988
Mexico Hurricane Gilbert, the worst storm this century, hits Mexico for a second time in three days
25/01/1990
United Kingdom At least 39 people, some of them children, die in the worst weather to hit England and Wales since the 1987 hurricane.
30/10/1998
Nicaragua A landslide in Nicaragua, caused by hurricane Mitch, kills at least 2,000 people
18/09/2003
United States Hurricane Isabel hits North Carolina with winds of 100 mph and then heads north, 40 lives are lost.
19/09/2003
United States Hurricane Isabel hits Washington with winds reaching 90 mph.

 

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