Most expensive hurricanes – graphic of the day
Hurricane Isaac drove water over the top of a levee on the outskirts of New Orleans yesterday, but the multibillion-dollar barriers built to protect the city after Hurricane Katrina were not breached. Approximately 409,000 Louisiana customers of utility Entergy Corp were without power as of Wednesday morning, the company reported. Today’s graphic lists the 10 most expensive hurricanes in U.S. history.
What kind of economic impact do you think hurricane Isaac will have?