Deadly, destructive 2017 Atlantic hurricane season wraps up

 

December 1, 2017



MIAMI (AP) — Thursday was the last day of an intense and destructive hurricane season that included 17 named storms, 10 of which became hurricanes.

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season will be remembered for a deadly trio of storms — Harvey, Irma and Maria — that ravaged Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and numerous other islands.

The storms killed at least 441 people and did about $369 billion in damage. This season is one of only six years on record to include multiple Category 5 hurricanes. It's only the second season to include two hurricanes making landfall at that intensity.

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