The Atlantic hurricane season is coming to an end, and though 2018 was the least active since 1982, Hurricane Florence killed dozens of people in North Carolina and destroyed thousands of buildings in the Carolinas. Irma was the second-most powerful hurricane recorded in Atlantic history, and Jose was only the 15th strongest Atlantic hurricane.
Hurricane #Earl #topples over New Orleans on December 6, 2016, New Orleans. After Hurricane Katrina hit, the city built levees that pumped almost 300,000 people and 1.5 million homes dry.
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Early 2019 is predicted to be an active Atlantic hurricane season, with 19.8 and 23.5 named storms before the season ends on 29 November. However, it’s possible there could be fewer than 18 named storms, because Hurricane Nate caused the government to close down its “Tropical Cyclone Operations” in South Carolina to help with the response.
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