America has already beaten the record for 'billion-dollar' disasters in a year - with three months to go and the peak of hurricane season

Posted on AllSides September 12th, 2023
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America has already set a record for 'billion-dollar' disasters in a given year - even with three months to go and the peak of hurricane season still remaining. 

According to NOAA, which has been tracking billion-dollar weather disasters in the US since 1980 and adjusting costs for inflation, this year's storms have already cost more than $57.6billion and claimed at least 253 lives.

The disasters include the Maui wildfires, Hurricane Idalia in Florida and flooding in the Northeast. 

There have been 23 billion-dollar storms this year, beating the previous record of 22 in...

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