How dangerous are hurricanes?

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How many hurricanes strike each year?

How dangerous are hurricanes?

Hurricanes are extremely dangerous weather events. Hurricane Hugo, for example, took 49 lives and caused millions of dollars in damage in 1989 when it came ashore in South Carolina and North Carolina. Hurricane Andrew struck near Miami, Florida in 1992 and caused more than $25 billion in damage.

   

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1/15/2007 7:41:57 AM
jake leatherman said:

can hurricanes pick up peaple




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