11 killer storms around the world

Publication: MSNBC.com   Date: May 15, 2008   View Article

Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar on Saturday with 120 mph winds and a tidal surge that smashed through coastal towns and cities. Tens of thousands of people have died, and diplomats fear that the death toll could exceed 100,000. Nargis already ranks among the deadliest storms to strike Asia in modern times. Learn about nine more of the deadliest storms since 1970, plus the deadliest hurricane in U.S. history.

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