Hurricane Sandy vs. Katrina Infographic Examines Destruction From Both Storms
Posted: 11/04/2012 10:53 am EST Updated: 11/04/2012 11:26 am EST
Over 100 people have died in the U.S. alone so far from Hurricane Sandy, and concerns are mounting that with hundreds of thousands still without power in frigid temperatures, the death toll will continue to climb. As the East Coast examines the destruction, comparisons have been made to other catastrophic storms.
Hurricane Katrina, which ravaged the Gulf Coast in 2005, killed over 1,800 people and cost nearly $125 billion. Both storms were deadly, destructive and devastating to the thousands who lost their homes and livelihoods. View the infographic below to see how they compare by the numbers.
Infographic by Tim Wallace and Jaweed Kaleem.