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Which hurricane caused the most damage?

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Powerful winds, drenching rain and towering storm surges make hurricanes not only some of the planet’s most violent storms, but also the "costliest natural disasters in the United States," researchers reported in 2019 in the journal PNAS. Ranking the most damaging hurricanes, however, depends on the measure used: usually, financial cost or lives lost. 


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Anyone interested in a well done, powerful read about a landfalling hurricane - 

ISAAC'S STORM by Erik Larson  It was written about the 1900 Galveston storm that inundated that island.   

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