How many people usually die because of a hurricane?


Depending on the severity of the storm and the preparedness of those in its path, hurricanes are capable of causing thousands of deaths. The 1900 Galveston hurricane was a Category 4 storm that resulted in approximately 8,000 fatalities.

In 2005, the massive Hurricane Katrina, which was a Category 5 storm, downgraded to a level 3 storm during the course of its path over the Gulf of Mexico, before hitting land in Louisiana and Mississippi. Katrina still delivered punishing winds and rising waters from storm surges, bringing widespread destruction, flooding and death. Katrina was responsible for approximately 1,836 deaths and caused property damage estimated at $81 billion.

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The hurricanes die because lets say there is on wter in the north right. They could loose energy and die.
A hurricane can die in several different ways. The number one cause is right after landfall. As a hurricane or tropical storm moves over land, it has lost its fuel supply (warm water
Did you mean earthquake? Haitian authorities have recorded more than
The final death toll of Hurricane Katrina was 1,836 people, which made it the third deadliest hurricane in US history. report this answer. Updated on Monday, February 06 2012 at 12:
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