Infographic: The High Cost of Hurricanes
This fantastic infographic, put together by students at the University of North Carolina, offers a data-packed illustration of the more than $314 billion in damages caused by hurricanes in the United States in the past 10 years.
“Decade of Destruction” visualizes lots of information, including a side-by-side comparison of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012 in terms of:
It also looks to the future, considering the 10 states most vulnerable and overdue for a hurricane, along with the per capita damage expenses. The top 5:
For the complete infographic, along with a code you can use to embed it on your website, click here.