If you have a fire or water emergency, please call us now at (561) 881-8784

To have the optimal experience while using this site, you will need to update your browser. You may want to try one of the following alternatives:

Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

10 Biggest Storms in History

10/5/2020 (Permalink)

approaching tornado When water temperatures and air pressure changes collide in a particular way there is no telling how extreme a storm may become.

Florida residents have become so accustomed to preparing for and surviving large storms that we often neglect to realize how dangerous they really can be. From hurricanes to cyclones to typhoons, history has proven that massive storms have the potential to be quite deadly. People are typically very fascinated by large, extreme storms. Countless movies have been made, both fictional and non-fictional, recounting dangerous storms that wreaked havoc on areas throughout the world.

We are more familiar with dangerous hurricanes that strikes places like Florida and Louisiana, but across the globe places like the Philippines, Japan, Bangladesh, and India have experienced some of history’s most dangerous and deadly storms. When a storm forms over the eastern Pacific or Atlantic Ocean is it called a hurricane. Whereas the rest of those storms are referred to as typhoons.

When water temperatures and air pressure changes collide in a particular way there is no telling how extreme a storm may become. As such, it is imperative that any and all storm warnings are taken seriously. In no particular order, the following are some of the biggest storms in history:

  1. Hugli River Cyclone in India
  2. Super Typhoon Nina in Hualien, China
  3. The Great Hurricane in Barbados
  4. Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans
  5. The Great Bhola Cyclone in Bangladesh
  6. Haiphong Typhoon in the Gulf of Tonkin
  7. Hong Kong Rainstorm Disasters in Hong Kong
  8. Hurricane Liza in Mexico
  9. Kavali Cyclone in Thailand
  10. Vargas Tragedy in Venezuela

The above storms took tens of thousands of lives. While no one can truly predict the severity of any storm, being prepared is absolutely critical. Too many people underestimate an incoming storm and then are forced to scramble at the last second. At SERVPRO of North Palm Beach County, our team of storm damage specialists has seen it all and restored it all. If you have experienced water damage due to a large storm, we are here for you. Call us today to learn more!

Other News

View Recent Posts