Hurricane Harvey: More Destructive Than Irma

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From the recent studies and reports, Hurricane Harvey has been more destructive than Irma due to some of the three identified fundamental reasons (Fischetti 2). For instance, it raises the sea temperature to 85 degrees, which makes it harmful to people who live in the areas like Caribbean islands, Florida peninsula, and Texas coastline. Studies equally demonstrate that the Harvey has generated more disparaging land-falling squalls that endanger lives of many people living in the affected areas.

In southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana, the effect has been felt greatly, more so when it hit the land on August 26th. During that storm, it is estimated that 19 trillion gallons of rain were experienced amid the heavy storm, which led to a heavy