The 1893 Sea Islands Hurricane • Earth.com

Last update: June 24th, 2019 at 7:11 pm

The 1893 Sea Islands Hurricane

The 1893 Sea Islands Hurricane hit Savanna, Georgia before slamming into South Carolina. The Category 3 storm left an estimated 1000 to 2000 dead–mostly from storm surge, which is a tsunami-like flood associated with tropical cyclones.

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