Huracán Ike: En la mañana del 4 de septiembre, Ike era un huracán de categoría 4, con crestas de viento hasta 230 km/h y con una presión de 935 mbar (27.61 inHg). Lo que lo convirtió en el peor huracán de la temporada de huracanes del Atlántico de 2008, despues de Gustav.
1961 Hurricane Carla, Galveston Texas. I was almost 3 years old. This is my earliest memory. We lived in Baytown.
Debris scattered by Hurricane Ike covers State Highway 146 in Seabrook, Texas, on September 13, 2008.
MANTOLOKING, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Destroyed homes are seen at the end of a bridge wrecked by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the U.S. by Sandy with New Jersey suffering massive damage and power outages. Photo: Mario Tama, Getty Images / 2012 Getty Images
Today in Texas History: Galveston’s ‘Great Storm’ of 1900
The hurricane of 1900 hit Galveston, Texas with a fury. It was referred to as the "Great Storm". Winds exceeded 135 mph and in today's standards, it would be classified as a Category 4 storm. Hurricanes had not yet been named. Between 6,000 - 8,000 people were killed and 10,000 left homeless. It is still believed to be the deadliest storm in U.S. history.
This amazing photo shows waves breaking over Galveston's seawall, where there is a memorial to those who died in the terrible hurricane in 1900. This photo was taken just as Hurricane Ike was coming into Galveston.