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Top 10 Deadliest Hurricanes in the USA

This is a list of the deadliest hurricanes in the USA. Hurricane history in the USA is horrific. Read More, Know more.

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1965 Hurricane Betsy

1965 Hurricane Betsy

Betsy left 75 people dead in September 1965. Hurricane Betsy was an intense and destructive tropical cyclone that brought widespread damage to areas of Florida and the central United States Gulf Coast.

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1954 Hurricane Carol

1954 Hurricane Carol

One of the worst hurricanes that primarily affected New England, Hurricane Carol rampaged through North Carolina and New York. Hurricane Carol killed 60 people which was among the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island in the USA.

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1886 Indianola Hurricane

1886 Indianola Hurricane

The Indianola hurricane killed almost 150 people in August 1886. Then came another hurricane the “Great Storm of 1886″ in mid-October. Texas experienced two hurricanes in the same year. The total death toll was at least 74, including 28 in Cuba.

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1906 Mississippi hurricane

1906 Mississippi hurricane

The Mississippi hurricane was a deadly and destructive hurricane during the year 1906 Atlantic hurricane season. The 1906 Mississippi hurricane left 134 people dead after it hit Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida in September of that year.

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1896 Cedar Keys hurricane

1896 Cedar Keys hurricane

The 1896 Cedar Keys hurricane was a powerful and destructive tropical cyclone that devastated much of the East Coast of the USA in the year 1896. The Cedar Keys hurricane killed nearly 130 people,

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1972 Hurricane Agnes

1972 Hurricane Agnes

Hurricane Agnes was, at the time, the costliest hurricane to hit the United States on June 19, 1972. The storm caused some of the worst flooding ever in the mid-Atlantic and is responsible for 122 deaths across eight states in the eastern part of the country.

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1954 Hurricane Hazel

1954 Hurricane Hazel

Hurricane Hazel was the deadliest and costliest hurricane of the year 1954. The storm killed at least 400 people in Haiti before striking the United States near the border between North and South Carolina. A three-day period of national mourning was declared in Haiti for hurricane victims.

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1944 Great Atlantic hurricane

1944 Great Atlantic hurricane

Great Atlantic hurricane killed 64 people in September 1944. This hurricane killed 64 people. At its peak, the hurricane reached maximum sustained winds of 145 mph.

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1999 Hurricane Floyd

1999 Hurricane Floyd

Hurricane Floyd killed 56 people in September 1999. Floyd triggered the fourth largest evacuation in US history. 2.6 million coastal residents of five states were ordered from their homes as it approached.

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1906 Florida Keys hurricane

1906 Florida Keys hurricane

The Florida Keys hurricane left 164 people dead in October 1906. Damages caused by the hurricane totaled to at least $4,135,000.