Putting recent hurricanes in perspective
Written by Provided by Don Anderson
Putting recent hurricanes in perspective …. in 1900, Galveston went from the 2nd richest city in the US to total obliteration in mere hours.
In what is still the deadliest hurricane in US history, from 27 August and 15 September, between 6,000-12,000 people died (the number most cited in official reports is 8,000).