Top 5 deadliest Hurricanes in History
In the season of hurricane there are certain areas around the globe, the area around the coastline which gets threatened through these deadly storms. There are some hurricanes which just come and go leaving little damage; while others cause destruction on everything which comes in the way.Below mentioned are some of the most deadly hurricanes in the history.
5 Bhola Cyclone
In the year 1970, an unbelievable tropical cyclone beat the East Pakistan, which is now known as Bangladesh. It also shows its affects in the West Bengal, India. This hurricane was known as Bhola Cyclone, it is considered as the most powerful cyclone which comes under the category three. This cyclone was not mainly a huge storm. The devastating destruction and damage which is being caused was because of the storm flow. A storm surge is something which is very similar to tsunami. Because of this surge, islands in the region of Ganges Delta destroyed with its immense overflow. Near about 500,000 death tolls were reported.
4 Super Typhoon Nina
The name Nina is very popular in the history of hurricanes. It has been in the existence from the year 1950 and has been gone through 13 typhoons. Among all the typhoons of year 1975 was considered as the most destructive one. The affect of this storm was very fast and hard, which destroy the China Banqiao Dam, because of the heavy flooding it brings the series of smaller dams to flood. About 229, 000 people lost their lives because of this hurricane.
3 The Great Galveston Hurricane
In the year 1900, the people of Galveston, Texas got hit by the 4 storm with winds of 145 miles per hour. Near about 6,000 to 12,000 people were killed.
2 Okeechobee Hurricane
Okeechobee hurricane also known as San Felipe Segundo hurricane. It shows its deadly affects in the year 1928. This storm was considered as the tropical depression, as it swiftly strengthened in a single day. When it struck down on September 13th in Guadeloupe it had turn into category four hurricanes. About 1,200 people died. On 15th September it appears as landfall in Puerto Rico under the category of 5 hurricanes. Because of this landfall 312 deaths and about 24,728 homes were destroyed.
1 Hurricane Katrina
This hurricane made it’s appearance in the year 2005. This hurricane is considered as the deadliest hurricane in United States. Appearing over the Bahamas, the hurricane starts with category one, it also made its way over the parts of southern Florida. Most of the people lost their lives and properties. On 29th August it made a landfall in southeast Louisiana, it had developed the category three. The area of New Orleans, Louisiana severely affected as about 1,200 people lost their lives, and near about 90% of the total coastal areas were completely flooded. The overwhelming of the hurricane is still distressing people in these areas.