5 natural disasters that devastated the US in 2018

The nation saw multiple, unprecedented natural disasters this year, from the deadliest wildfire in California's history to the worst hurricane to hit the East Coast since 1969.
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More than 500 homes and businesses. See this area here this whole in this pool as we fade back to what's left they're done absolutely nothing from Burbank to look to see you noose in view images of the house. First moments. I got an option local federal reporting that wall of water. The Thomas fire largest in California history didn't you in the nearby fields and vegetation it's anything that would have soared to. Many did not he'd be voluntary evacuation warnings. Given the nature of the downed or it might not have mattered. They sue it's news that anyone in the floods ways to get that Al out. Almost an unbelievable scene for thousands of Maryland resident raging waters filling the streets of their town delicate city. Crumbling houses. And smashing. Or after car. I'll see them like toys it happened so fast that torrential downpours more than eight inches of the Braves in just three hours out this is the strongest community I've never been apart and we're gonna rebuild this place the next week. Working warns no crashing into the Carolina coast as fears of catastrophic flooding and already been realized we'd still reaching. Ninety miles per hour so strong the roof of this gas station collapsed. A group that blowing away. Particularly the waves crashing inside this home in north topsail beech nut seems a 500 year floods come every other year. How do you plan through if you are refusing to leave to and his mandatory evacuation. Do you need to notify. Your legal next. Because the loss of life is very very possible. Fourteen Michael is the strongest we're keeping it to US since 1969. Repeat this southeast leaving a path of destruction Heatley. Thunderstorms slamming into quarters. Making landfall near Mexico beach just before 1 o'clock in the afternoon. Music 155. Miles an hour just shy of five. One to spears week's terror of this Panama City home. Transformers bursting behind us. If you're not in winter storms finally passed through. The scale of the devastation coming to focus real world. Three. And reduce outages. This fire is now the fourth most destructive in California's history. We lost everything trailers all our belongings. As an hour on grinding rock the mayor of the city Jody Jones and urging residents and not surrendering. I don't know what we're going to be face within the next few days but we will rise from the ashes so to speak we will rebuild and will be better than Abner. In northern California campfire has grown even more deadly car fire near Redding now 40000 acres and you're used admitting to Ferguson fire charred more than 43000 acres. Hordes of them are still closed down in Southern California to major wildfires. In the woolsey's fire just miles from one another and based on where we're going but temperatures because of increasing greenhouse gases. We're gonna have drier and drier Summers I can't see the situation gets better if anything it's gonna get worse.

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