This hurricane season breaks 100-year record for most named storms

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This hurricane season breaks 100-year record for most named storms

With Tropical Storm Theta, this hurricane season has broken the Atlantic’s record for most named storms.  The previous record was set in 2005, when the Atlantic saw 28 named storms in one season. Not to be outdone, 2020 has beaten that record at 29, as well as breaking the 100-year record for most landfall storms, with 12 storms reaching the coast. Floods, power outages and other effects of these storms have shut down COVID-19 testing sites, killed at least 20 people and racked up an estimated $1 billion in damages. …

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