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The most devastating hurricane every year since 1940

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 78: A sign warning against alligators is seen in a flooded street during Hurricane Harvey in Seadrift, Texas, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

2017 - Hurricane Harvey

Dates active: Aug. 17 - Sep. 1
Peak classification: Category 4
Sustained wind speed: 130 mph (215 kph)
Areas affected: Barbados, Suriname, Guyana, Windward Islands, Nicaragua, Belize, Yucat√°n Peninsula, Northeastern Mexico, Southern U.S.(Texas, Louisiana), Eastern U.S.
Deaths: 107
Damage: $125B

*All reported fatalities and damages are approximate figures.

© Rick Wilking/Reuters
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