Millions of people throughout the Caribbean and in Florida were devastated by Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Maria crushed Puerto Rico. Hurricane Harvey killed scores of people in Texas and will cost a fifth of a trillion dollars.
You can find scores of dramatic graphics from this monster storm that’s just blasted a path up from the Caribbean, come ashore at the most densely populated portion of the United States, and is now powering through Pennsylvania. You can judge the immensity of the storm from satellite images or see how it has done billions of dollars of damage. Scores of people will have died as a result of Sandy when we’re all done. You don’t need me to tell you that the Caribbean and the East Coast have just been well and truly hammered. Continue reading