The hurricane is the most severe one of the weather phenomena known as tropical cyclones. These are systems of low pressure with whose electric and rainy activity winds rotate antihorariamente against the pointers of the clock) in the North hemisphere. A tropical cyclone with smaller winds or equal to 62 km/h is called tropical depression. When the winds reach velocities from 63 to 117 km/h tropical storm is called and, upon exceeding the 118 km/h, the tropical storm becomes hurricane.
10 HURACAN HUGO 15 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 1989 The Hurricane Hugo was a devastating hurricane category 5 that impacted Puerto Rico, Saint Croix (Virgin Islands of the United States) and Carolina Southern in 1989, killing more than 50 people. The storm caused thousands of million dollars in damages (chiefly in Carolina Southern)
9 Hurricanes Ivan The Hurricane Iván was the ninth tropical storm and the fifth Hurricane of the season 2004. Iván reached an intensity "unprecedented" in low latitude, with maximum winds of 245 km/h, what classifies it as a hurricane category 5. Iván caused damages in Granada, Barbados, Tobago, San Vicente and the of Granada, Jamaica, Cuba, Venezuela and the United States. It entered to the Caribbean with category 2, whipping to Granada during the half a day of September 7. Then it moved away to the west, being fortified to the category 5, being becoming the unique hurricane of the season in reaching this level. Since the Hurricane Allen in 1980, Gilbert in 1988, and Mitch in 1998. there has not been hurricanes category 5 in that zone of the Caribbean.
8-hurricanes dean The Hurricane Of was the quarter storm in receiving name, third cyclone tropical and first hurricane of the Season of hurricanes in the Atlantic one, 2007, thus same, was the hurricane more intense registered in the basin of the Atlantic Ocean since the Hurricane Wilma in 2005. It was a hurricane of the type called "Green Tip" and moved in sense this-west through the Caribbean Sea after to have passed on the Smaller Antilles where left a balance of three dead persons, one in the Dominican Republic; and devastations in the Peninsula of Yucatan, Noble, Populates and Veracruz (Mexico), where left 14 dead persons. August 20 to the 20:00 Time of the Center reached the Category 5.