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Galveston, Texas, 1900 Flood


Published on December 3, 2014

On September 8, 1900 nearly 8,000 people have been killed due to a flood that had hit Galveston, Texas. The hurricane made landfall in the morning and was known to be a category 4 hurricane. The winds were estimated to be 135-miles-per-hour. This was a storm surge situation due to the wake of the hurricane. This hurricane is known to be the second most costliest hurricane of all time, damages reaching up to 20 million dollars.