In 2021, the world’s 10 most dangerous natural disasters have cost the economies of countries more than $ 170 billion.
It is reported by The Hill.
Last year, the damage caused by natural disasters did not exceed $ 150 billion. Three of the ten natural disasters occurred in the United States and Europe. The strongest storm was Hurricane Ida in August, which struck the south and east of the United States. The damage from the hurricane amounted to 65 billion US dollars.
In second place is the floods in Europe in July – $ 43 billion, and in third place is the snowstorm in February in Texas. Snowstorm Texas lost $ 23 billion.