What storm happened in 2012?

What storm happened in 2012?

2012 Atlantic hurricane season
Name Sandy
• Maximum winds 115 mph (185 km/h) (1-minute sustained)
• Lowest pressure 940 mbar (hPa; 27.76 inHg)
Seasonal statistics

What storm hit the East Coast in 2011?

Hurricane Irene
Hurricane Irene was a large and destructive tropical cyclone which affected much of the Caribbean and East Coast of the United States during late August 2011.

What was the name of the hurricane in 2012?

Hurricane Sandy. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Category 3 Atlantic hurricane in 2012. Hurricane Sandy (unofficially referred to as Superstorm Sandy) was the deadliest and most destructive, as well as the strongest, hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season.

What are the deadliest storms to hit the east coast?

The East Coast has been hit by a number of powerful storms in the past. One of the earliest and deadliest recorded storms dates back to 1775. Known as the Newfoundland Hurricane, the storm was responsible for the deaths of around 4,000 mariners.

What happened to CSU’s weather forecast for 2012?

On April 4, 2012, Colorado State University (CSU) issued their updated forecast for the season, calling for a below-normal season due to an increased chance for the development of an El Niño during the season. In April 2012, TSR issued their update forecast for the season, slightly revising down their predictions as well.

What was the worst storm to hit Newfoundland?

But still, with its powerful winds, gusting up to 180 km/h in some coastal areas, Noel downed thousands of trees and knocked out power to 200,000 homes and businesses. Hurricane Igor 2010: Environment Canada said it was the worst storm of tropical origin to hit Newfoundland in 75 years.