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The worst hurricanes in US history over the past 100 years

1) In the town of Galveston and neighboring villages along the coast of Texas have seen the epicenter of Hurricane Ike on September 13, 2008. This phenomenon was observed in Crystal Beach (Crystal Beach), which is located on the Bolivian Peninsula, September 18. (Eric Gay / AP)

2) September 14, 2008, a day after Hurricane Ike approached the coast, the survivors had only one house standing amid the ruins of destroyed homes in the town of Gilchrist, Texas. (David J. Phillip / Getty Images)

3) Key West, Florida, storm waves hit the shore and flooded the southwestern part of the State of October 24, 2005, when Hurricane Wilma blew. Rokot Wilma swept across the Florida peninsula, the Gulf of water, Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Vilma has selected 5 lives in Florida, four in Mexico and 14 in the Caribbean. (Carlos Barria / Reuters)

4) Men are sitting in the destroyed mobile home in Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, October 25, 2005, after Hurricane Wilma swept across the state about seven hours. Losses caused by the hurricane, was $ 21, 5 billion. (Wilfredo Lee / AP)

5) Tens of thousands of people fled from Houston, Texas, Sept. 22, 2005, when Hurricane Rita approached the coast. (Rick Bowmer / AP)

6) The residents of the city Lafitte, Louisiana, September 24, 2005 had to deal with flooding and fire - the aftermath of Hurricane Rita passes through this region. The hurricane caused damage in the amount of $ 11, 8 billion in the states of Louisiana, Texas and Florida. (Kevork Djansezian / AP)

7) The survivors in New Orleans after the hurricane in 2005, under the name Katrina: 33-year-old Jennifer Cooper, a 67-year-old Otis Brown and 50-year-old Jean Albe. They escaped by climbing to the top of Avtomagistralnaya facilities when running away from the flow of water in the level of the roofs of houses with a larger group of persons on board a motorboat. (Jim Winn / Vellum Media)

8) Hundreds of residents of New Orleans were rescued by helicopters and other means after Hurricane Katrina reached the coast of August 29, 2005. About 1 500 people have died due to Katrina, which has become the most "expensive" disaster that struck the United States: Hurricane damages brought $ 85 billion in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida. (Vincent Laforet / Getty Images)

9) Evelyn Turner cries alongside the body of her common law husband, Xavier Bowie, who died in New Orleans on August 30, 2005. Bowie and Turner decided to ride out Katrina when they could not find a way to get out of town. Bowie, who had lung cancer, died when he ended the liquefied oxygen. (Eric Gay / AP)

10) The owner of this home on Cape San Blas, Florida, prays after Hurricane Ivan, which destroyed his house and hundreds of homes like this all along the coast. The damage caused to property in the United States reached $ 15, 5 billion. In addition, Ivan took 25 lives in Florida and Alabama. (Phil Coale / AP)

11) storm surge that lifted Hurricane Ivan destroyed the bridge north of Pensacola, Florida, 16 September 2004. (Rick Wilking / Reuters)

12) Volunteer Buddy Shipp in the ruined Church of Christ Peace River in Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda), Florida, August 22, 2004. The roof of the church disrupted by Hurricane Charley, but the faithful have vowed to restore it. Property damage from Charley reached $ 16, 3 billion. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)

13) on the roof of the garage claimed sheriff patrol boat to Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda), Florida, August 13, 2004. (Scott Martin / AP)

14) This trailer park in Fort Pierce, Florida, was flooded waters of the storm surge September 5, 2004, three days after Hurricane Frances struck the coast. (Chris Hondros / Getty Images)

15) Flooding waves storm provoked by Francis left the coastal road in ruins, including this one in Jensen Beach, Florida. (Chris Hondros / Getty Images)

16) Streets Tutsvillya and other southeastern cities of Florida were littered with the aftermath of Hurricane Frances, which reached the coast of September 2, 2004. Strong wind and rain continued for several days. Hurricane Frances brought a loss of nearly $ 10 billion. (Bruce Weaver / AFP / Getty Images)

17) Tens of thousands of people were left homeless after Hurricane Andrew. In this photo taken on September 1, 1992, you can see Jenny Vansedarfild (Janny Vancedarfield) from Florida City, Florida, on the ruins that were once her home. Andrew was the second most expensive storm in US history with material damage $ 48 billion. (Lynn Sladky / AP)

18) August 26, 1992 a tornado generated by Hurricane Andrew destroyed this house. (Paul J. Richards / AFP-Getty Images)

19) The wreckage of boats shrimp Makklellenville ashore in South Carolina on 26 September 1989 after Hurricane Hugo. The storm brought damage to property for $ 13, 5 billion. (Jeff Amberg / Associated Press)



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