1909 Monterrey hurricane

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The 1909 Monterrey hurricane was one of the most deadly tropical cyclones on record. The storm struck the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Cuba, Mexico and southern Texas. This hurricane happened in August 1909.[1]

The winds of the storm peaked at 120 miles per hour.

More than 4,000 lives were lost because of the hurricane.

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  1. "1909 Monthly Weather Review" (PDF). NOAA. Retrieved Sep 21, 2017.