1979 - Hurricane David Dates active: August 25 - September 8 Peak classification: Category 5 Sustained wind speed: 175 mph (280 km/h) Areas affected: The Caribbean, United States East Coast Deaths: 2,068 Damage: $1.54 billion (Pictured) A rubbish fire smolders between uprooted hulks of trees while, in the background, homeless Dominicans live in a tent camp provided by U.S. aid on Nov. 8, 1979 in Roseau, Dominica. The island was ravaged by Hurricane David in August 1979.

1979 - Hurricane David Dates active: August 25 - September 8 Peak classification: Category 5 Sustained wind speed: 175 mph (280 km/h) Areas affected: The Caribbean, United States East Coast Deaths: 2,068 Damage: $1.54 billion (Pictured) A rubbish fire smolders between uprooted hulks of trees while, in the background, homeless Dominicans live in a tent camp provided by U.S. aid on Nov. 8, 1979 in Roseau, Dominica. The island was ravaged by Hurricane David in August 1979.

Baobab tree crushes a schoolbus in 1979 during Hurricane David in Dominica

Baobab tree crushes a schoolbus in 1979 during Hurricane David in Dominica

Hurricane: David Wiesner: 9780395543825: Amazon.com: Books

Hurricane: David Wiesner: 9780395543825: Amazon.com: Books

Hurricane 'Katrina Portrait 1' (2006) by American painter David Bates (b.1952). via Arthur Roger Gallery

Hurricane 'Katrina Portrait 1' (2006) by American painter David Bates (b.1952). via Arthur Roger Gallery

SRV....Texas Hurricane Stevie Ray Vaughan Wood Print by Iconic Images Art Gallery David Pucciarelli.

SRV....Texas Hurricane Stevie Ray Vaughan Wood Print by Iconic Images Art Gallery David Pucciarelli.

HURRICANE by David Wiesner is a realistically illustrated book about the forces of nature and imagination

HURRICANE by David Wiesner is a realistically illustrated book about the forces of nature and imagination

A casket is stuck in a tree  surrounded by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita Monday, Sept. 26, 2005 in Grand Chenier, La.  Photo credit:David J. Phillip/AP Photo

A casket is stuck in a tree surrounded by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita Monday, Sept. 26, 2005 in Grand Chenier, La. Photo credit:David J. Phillip/AP Photo

Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search