Did Hurricane Hanna cause any deaths?
At least 537 deaths were reported (the final death toll will likely never be known), mostly due to flooding in the northern part of Haiti, making it the deadliest tropical cyclone in the Atlantic basin in 2008. Hanna also caused $160 million in damages to the United States.
What will Hurricane Hanna affect?
Forecasters warn the downpours could lead to life-threatening flash flooding, rapid rises on small streams, and isolated minor to moderate river flooding in south Texas, and inland to the Mexican states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, and northern Tamaulipas. Hanna was the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic season.
Was Hurricane Hanna a major disaster?
The storm resulted in 50,000+ people losing power. Hurricane Hanna caused minor damage to well-built structures, serious damage to smaller structures, and downed powerlines.
Hurricane Hanna (2020)
|Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Hurricane Hanna at peak intensity making landfall in Texas on July 25|
|Lowest pressure||973 mbar (hPa); 28.73 inHg|
What category is Hurricane Elsa right now?
Elsa remains a Category 1 hurricane, with winds of 85 mph, but did weaken slightly Friday evening, the National Hurricane Center said. It is expected to regain strength by late Saturday, the center tweeted.
How are hurricanes named?
In 1953, the U.S. began using female names for hurricanes and, by 1979, male and female names were used. The names alternate between male and female. The names are alphabetical and each new storm gets the next name on the list.