December 8, 2023



US Sets Annual Record for Billion-Dollar Disasters With Four Months to Go

Sputnik Interational

September 11, 2023

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States has experienced a record 23 confirmed weather and climate disaster events that resulted in losses exceeding $1 billion so far in 2023, the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) said in a statement.
“In 2023 (as of September 11), there have been 23 confirmed weather/climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each to affect United States. These events included 2 flooding events, 18 severe storm events, 1 tropical cyclone event, 1 wildfire event, and 1 winter storm event, ” the NCEI said on Monday.

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