How many people died in Hurricane Harvey?

How many people died in Texas flood?

Compared to the other states, Texas has the highest number of flood fatalities (1069), with an annual average of 17.52 fatalities, from 1959 to 2019.

What day did Harvey hit?

Hurricane Harvey made landfall about 10 p.m. on Aug. 25, 2017, on San Jose Island, as a Category 4 storm with winds of more than 130 mph. It quickly made a second landfall near Rockport, Texas, crossed over the Copano Bay and made a third landfall a few miles north of Mission Bay in Refugio County.

How much water did Hurricane Harvey dump?

By the time Harvey dissipated it had dropped around 33 trillion gallons of water primarily on Texas, Louisiana and, to a lesser extent, Tennessee and Kentucky. By comparison, about 23.8 trillion gallons of water flows over Niagara Falls per year.

What hurricane caused the most deaths?

Well before the modern age of satellites, television and instant communication, a storm surge of up to 15 feet, with battering waves, claimed most of the 8,000 to 12,000 lives lost in the Galveston, Texas, 1900 hurricane, the nation’s deadliest.

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