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Damage: caused by hurricanes

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With hurricanes being as powerful as they are, it is not surprising that upon landfall they cause damage and destruction. Even when the hurricane has yet to  ...

Destruction Caused by Hurricanes: saffir-simpson scale and ...

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Once a hurricane develops, the Saffir-Simpson Scale is used to classify a hurricane's damage potential. There are five possible categories, from 1-5.

hurricane: Damage Caused by Hurricanes - Infoplease

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Damage Caused by Hurricanes High winds are a primary cause of hurricane- inflicted loss of life and property damage. Another cause is the flooding.

What damage can hurricanes do? - BBC News

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Over the sea, a hurricane, cyclone or typhoon can cause the level to rise by ... Overland, the hurricanes do a lot of damage, with powerful winds blasting the ...

What Kind of Damage Can Hurricanes Cause? | What Can We ...

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Wind - the strength of a hurricane (from 1 to 5) is based on its strongest wind. Hurricanes can have winds of over 150 miles per hour! That's enough to rip trees  ...

Hurricanes: Science and Society: Hurricane Winds at Landfall

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The hurricane destroyed over 25,000 homes and damaged over 100,000 others - primarily through wind-caused damage. Winds were strong enough to shoot ...

TCFAQ D5) How does the damage that hurricanes cause increase ...

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Or to rephrase the question: Would a minimal 74 mph hurricane cause one half of the damage that a major hurricane with 148 mph winds? No, the amount of ...

Hurricane Damages - How Hurricanes Work | HowStuffWorks

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Learn about hurricane damage and what factors determine the extent of ... If the storm surge happens to coincide with high tide, it causes beach erosion and ...

What damage do hurricanes cause? | Reference.com

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Hurricanes cause severe damage to man-made structures and the natural environment, and they can uproot trees, destroy walls, upturn vehicles, erode ...

TCFAQ L13) How does the damage from hurricanes compare to ...

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Aug 13, 2004 ... Even though winds from the strongest tornadoes far exceed that from the strongest hurricanes, hurricanes typically cause much more damage ...

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Tropical cyclones cause heavy rain, strong winds, tornadoes and storm surges that can cause flooding, power outages and damage to structures and property.
Cyclones also cause erosion along coastlines and can severely damage trees and other vegetation.