The softer side of a woman is nothing less than a heavenly dream but we all know it pretty well that when a woman is angry and furious, she can be dangerous, devastating and brutal all at once. This can be proven by the fact that all devastating natural disasters were named after a woman. Also, these disasters were named after a woman since they were more impactful and destructive in nature than the rest. We bring you six natural disasters named after women, which caused a lot of damage to life and property.
Typhoon Nina (1975)
Super Typhoon, Nina had hit China in August 1975 causing unprecedented flooding and destruction downstream. It is considered as the fourth deadliest tropical cyclone on record. The disaster had led to approximately 229,000 deaths after the collapse of the Banqiao Dam.
Hurricane Pauline (1997)
The deadliest hurricane of the 1968 Pacific hurricane season was also named after a woman. The hurricane caused intense flooding and mudslides in some of the poorest areas of Mexico and killed nearly 500 people, making it one of the deadliest Eastern Pacific storms.
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Hurricane Katrina (2005)
The costliest natural disaster and one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of United States, was also named after a woman. The total property damage was estimated at $108 billion which is nearly four times the damage caused by Hurricane Andrew in the year 1992.