Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones, New Edition
Features significant updates and information on recent weather phenomena and the devastation and loss that resulted. Hurricanes Andrew, Dean, Felix, Gilbert, and Wilma are covered in detail, as well as the most destructive and deadly tropical cyclone witnessed in the United States in the last 50 years, Hurricane Katrina.
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