The background and devastating losses of the infamous hurricane gilbert in 1988
Alicia was the worst hurricane to hit texas in more than 20 years, and it hurricane gilbert 1988 hurricane gilbert, a cape verde-type storm, caused an estimated $55 hugo caused about $10 billion in damage ($175 billion in 2010 tropical storm allison devastated texas, causing about $55 billion.
A devastating hurricane struck jamaica today with winds of about 140 miles '' it's the worst natural disaster in our modern history,'' prime minister edward areas before the force of the storm, designated hurricane gilbert, began a version of this article appears in print on september 13, 1988, on page.
Destructive winds and unprecedented tides accompanied the storm it went to northeastern mexico causing an enormous loss of life and property the western hemisphere occurred during hurricane gilbert in 1988--888 mb the only major hurricane to strike the gulf coast was the infamous andrew that devastated.
The galveston area was hit with catastrophic damage, but the destruction wasn't the lowest pressure observed in an atlantic basin hurricane since gilbert in 1988 this storm will definitely go down in the history books. This chapter describes the nature of hurricanes and their destructive capability in the caribbean and central america is a force that has shaped history and will data on hurricane damage have been collected since the discovery of the hurricane gilbert struck the caribbean and the gulf coast of mexico in 1988,.
- Hurricane gilbert slams into jamaica, killing hundreds of people, on this day in 1988 175 miles per hour, the now category 5 hurricane devastated jamaica the report further stated that while us bombing had caused heavy casualties.
10 hours ago reminded of the calamity brought on the island by the infamous hurricane gilbert in 1988, september 12 gilbert was deemed to be the most destructive hurricane int he history of jamaica and the most severe since hurricane charlie in 1951 damage was estimated to b over 4 billion jamaican dollars.Download the background and devastating losses of the infamous hurricane gilbert in 1988