According to the National Maritime and Environmental Association, weather and climate disasters in the United States have claimed more than 500 lives so far this year and cost more than 100 100 billion.
In the first nine months of 2021, the United States has already experienced 18 disasters that cost more than ارب 1 billion each. According to a report by NOAA’s National Center for Environmental Information.
This is the seventh year in a row that more than 10 disasters have struck the United States for more than ارب 1 billion.
The NOAA said that in September alone, four of the 18 disasters had devastating effects: Hurricane Ada floods, Hurricane Nicholas landfall and ongoing community droughts and forest fires in the west.
These 2021 disasters include: nine severe storms, four tropical storms, two flood events, a common drought and heat wave, a forest fire incident, and a common winter storm and cold wave.
These disasters have killed 538 people so far in 2021.
That is double the number of deaths in 2020, the report said.
“Property and infrastructure damage has so far caused up to 4 104.8 billion in damage,” the report said.
2020 saw a record number of 22 22 billion disasters.
The average number of billion-dollar disasters during 1980-2020 is seven. However, over the past five years, the average number has risen to 16.
Hurricane Ida has been the most costly disaster so far this year, and the final name of the prices is still unknown as claims continue to grow.
To date, Ada has surpassed 60 60 billion, making it one of the five most expensive hurricanes in the United States on record.
Ada not only wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast, but also caused it. Catastrophic floods in the northeast on September 1
A flash flood emergency was declared for the first time on record in New Jersey and parts of New York. As a result of flash floods, tornadoes and many deaths, “the report says.
The heat of September was intense.
September was one of the hottest on record.
September’s average temperature in the United States is 67.8 degrees F-3.0 degrees, higher than the 20th-century average, the fifth hottest September on a 127-year climate record, the report said. Colorado and Rhode Island had a third hot September on record.
California, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming all joined the hottest 5 in September.
The full-year average temperature was 1.9 degrees above average, making it the 10th warmest year ever. Mine has been named the second warmest year so far, while California is ranked third so far this year.
Rain, drought and fire.
Rainfall was above average in the northwest, southwest, north and central plains, and from the central Gulf Coast to New England, the report said.
Pennsylvania had its seventh wet September, while Massachusetts had its eighth humidity, mainly due to the rain received by Ida’s remains.