Categorizing Losses

Top 5 Most Destructive Hurricanes ($ Billion)

0 $50 $100 $150 $200

Harvey (Louisiana, Texas)

Maria (Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands)

Sandy (Mid-Atlantic & NE US)

Irma (Florida)

Katrina (SE Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi)

$161 $125 $90 $71 $50

When adjusted for inflation, the 2017 hurricanes are among the top five costliest on record dating back to 1980. (Source: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information)


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