U.S. saw 10 billion-dollar disasters in 2015
Last year, the nation experienced 10 weather and climate disasters, each with losses exceeding $1 billion, according to new report from NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information. They included:
- a drought;
- 2 floods;
- 5 severe storms;
- a wildfire event; and
- a major winter storm.
Tragically, these events resulted in the deaths of 155 people. Learn more at NOAA's Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters Overview webpage.