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The 10 Worst Hurricanes in History: Devastation and Destruction

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Throughout history, hurricanes have proven to be among the most destructive natural disasters, leaving behind a trail of devastation and loss. These monstrous storms, fueled by warm ocean waters, strong winds, and atmospheric conditions, have impacted countless lives and altered landscapes.

Learn about the 10 worst hurricanes in history, and examine their catastrophic impacts and the lessons learned from each event.

The Great Galveston Hurricane (1900)

Regarded as one of the deadliest hurricanes in recorded history, the Great Galveston Hurricane struck the coastal city of Galveston, Texas, in September 1900. With estimated wind speeds exceeding 145 mph, it claimed the lives of approximately 8,000 people and caused widespread destruction, leaving the city in ruins.

The Bhola Cyclone (1970)


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