What happened during hurricane Betsy?
Betsy’s strong storm surge inundated large portions of the Florida Keys, flooding streets and causing widespread damage. … In the state alone, Betsy caused $139 million in damage and five deaths. Betsy’s most severe impacts were felt in Louisiana, where it made landfall as a powerful Category 4 hurricane.
What is strongest hurricane ever?
Currently, Hurricane Wilma is the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded, after reaching an intensity of 882 mbar (hPa; 26.05 inHg) in October 2005; at the time, this also made Wilma the strongest tropical cyclone worldwide outside of the West Pacific, where seven tropical cyclones have been recorded to intensify …