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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  ...

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.

Hurricane Information Provided by the National Storm Damage Center

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In 2005, the well documented Hurricane Katrina that ravaged Louisiana caused more than $75 billion in property damage with estimated economic impacts of ...

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 ...

The Effects: What A Hurricane Brings. - Hurricaneville

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Hurricanes are very fascinating to track and to view on satellite, but beyond the ... powerful the storm is, and how much storm surge and damage it can cause.

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

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Subject: D5) How does the damage that hurricanes cause increase as a function of wind speed? Contributed by Chris Landsea (NHC). Or to rephrase the ...

What Damage Can a Hurricane Cause? | Hurricane Home Damage

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Aug 27, 2012 ... Whenever a hurricane approaches, everyone goes “category” crazy. Isaac is predicted to be a Category 1 hurricane when it comes ashore; ...

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 ...

Why Hurricane Patricia Didn't Cause Epic Damage | TIME

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Oct 24, 2015 ... And while Hurricane Patricia avoided the most populated places along the coast, experts said that the storm had caused widespread damage ...

Hurricane Damage - Windows to the Universe

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Rain, wind, tornadoes, and storm surge related to hurricanes cause change to natural environments, damage to the human-built environment, and even loss of  ...

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

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saffir-simpson scale and dangerous features. Once a hurricane develops, the Saffir-Simpson Scale is used to classify a hurricane's damage potential. There are ...

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 ...

Hurricane Damages - How Hurricanes Work | HowStuffWorks

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Learn about hurricane damage and what factors determine the extent of ... high sustained winds within the storm can cause widespread structural damage to ...