What was the most expensive natural disaster in the United States?
The most expensive natural
disaster in the United States up to 2006 in terms of insured losses is Hurricane
Katrina that hit Florida and then devastated the Gulf Coast, which flooded New
Orleans and sent a 28-foot high storm surge into Alabama and Mississippi.
The estimated cost of this hurricane is $45
billion. Before this Hurricane Andrew held the title since August 1992, which
slammed into the Bahamas and Florida costing around $22.3 billion.
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