1932 Cuba hurricane
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|Category 5 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||October 30, 1932|
|Dissipated||November 14, 1932|
|(Extratropical after November 13, 1932)|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 175 mph (280 km/h) |
|Lowest pressure||≤ 915 mbar (hPa); 27.02 inHg|
(Deadliest in Cuban history)
|Damage||$40 million (1932 USD)|
|Part of the 1932 Atlantic hurricane season|
Cuba was hit with heavy storm surge during the hurricane. Few buildings withstood the storm.
There were around 3,033 deaths in Cuba from the storm. It did over US$40 million in damage on the island.
References[change | change source]
- "Hurricane Vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean: Normalized Damage and Loss Potentials" (PDF). Retrieved Oct 19, 2016.