A hurricane is a tropical storm with powerful winds and heavy rain.
Hurricane in Galveston Texas
- On September 8, 1900
- The hurricane killed 8,000 people.
- The damage total cost was $760 million dollars.
Hurricane in Florida
- In August 1992
- There was 40 lives lost.
- Damage cost $25 million dollars.
Compare the Hurricanes
One was 92 years later and less lives were lost. More Money was spent on recovery in 1992. Around the same time of year.
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Hurricanes, Tsunamis by andrew langley
Latham, Donna. Hurricane!: The 1900 Galveston Night of Terror. New York, NY: Bearport Pub., 2006. Print.
Paul, Gill, Julian Baker, and Janet Baker. See-through Storms. Philadelphia, PA: Running Kids, 2006. Print.