Destruction by hurricanes is created by:
Damage from Hurricane Andrew:
Damage photos from Katrina are readily available on the web
QUESTIONS FOR THOUGHT:
Suppose in the North Atlantic, an eastward-moving ocean vessel is directly in the path of a westward-moving hurricane. What would be the ship's wisest course - to veer to the north of the storm or to the south of the storm?
You are in Darwin, Australia (on the north shore), and a hurricane approaches from the north. Where would the highest storm surge be, to the east or west? Explain.