The world's worst hurricanes
Part of the World's Worst Natural Disasters series
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
The winds pick up while heavy waves crash on the beach.
A few hours later screaming winds and driving rain tear up the coastline.
It's a hurricane! With winds reaching hundreds of miles per hour, these devastating storms can cause immense amounts of damage.
Readers can learn all about history's biggest, deadliest hurricanes from around the world.