With the recent passing of Hurricane Patricia – the most powerful hurricane ever recorded – one can’t help think of previous deadly storms.  Thankfully, Patricia weakened quickly when it made landfall which minimized causalities and damage.  This infographic lists a few of the worlds’s deadliest storms (and an earthquake, I suppose, for good measure).

One notable storm that is not on the list includes Hurricane Katrina, where at least 1,245 people died and over $108 billion was caused in damages.  Which would you add to the list?

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World's Deadliest Storms

Source: Balcombes Claim Management

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