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6 Oct 2017
Andrew 1992 Andrew struck Florida destroying more than 25,000 homes and killing 26 people in the U.S as of press time, it was the last storm to strike the country as a Category 5.
Ivan 2004 Ivan hit Florida and Alabama with a 10- to 15-foot storm surge, or rising sea level due to wind and pressure changes. 25 died, and 2 million lost power. Another major storm, Charley had struck the region earlier that year.
Katrina 2005 Katrina came ashore near the Louisiana- Mississippi border. It caused more than 108 billion in damage Two other intense hurricanes, Rita,m and Wilma, struck the South that season
IKE 2008 IKE battered Texas Lousiana, Arkansas particularly hard, killing 28 and knocking out power for nearly 3 million.
IRENE 2011 Irene affected nearly every state along the U.S east coast from Florida to Maine. More than 40 died due to the storm and nearly 6 million lost power.
Sandy 2012 Sandy was the largest hurricane on record at nearly 1000 miles across. New York and New Jersey took especially heavy damage. Streets and subways in New York City flooded. 71 people died
Matthew 2016 Matthew struck the southeastern U.S., causing widespread flooding that devastated North Carolina. 47 people lost their lives.
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