Main hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, drought and a fierce winter storm triggered greater than $165 billion in harm in the USA final yr with local weather change “supercharging” some excessive climate, a US authorities report stated Tuesday.
The nation skilled 18 separate billion-dollar climate and local weather disasters in 2022, the Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stated, with September’s Hurricane Ian by far the costliest at almost $123 billion.
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