Sep 11, 2017 - Science

Harvey likely to be second-costliest U.S. natural disaster

Data from Goldman Sachs Investment Research and the National Hurricane Center reveals that Hurricane Harvey could rack up an estimated $85 billion in damage, which would make it the second-costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. Meanwhile, Hurricane Irma could go down as one of the five costliest U.S. hurricanes, per AP.

Data: National Centers for Environmental Information, Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research; Chart: Lazaro Gamio / Axios

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