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Major storms of the past 10 years

Updated 2:10 PM ET, Fri November 8, 2013
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Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, made landfall in the Philippines on Friday, November 8. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 315 kph (195 mph) and gusts as strong as 380 kph (235 mph), officials said. That wind strength puts it well above the 252 kph (157 mph) threshold for a Category 5 hurricane, the highest category on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. NOAA
Hurricane Sandy, a Category 2 storm, formed on October 22, 2012, and dissipated on October 29. The hurricane's path went through Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba and the coastlines of New Jersey and New York. It caused $50 billion in preliminary damages and at least 165 deaths. NOAA/NASA
Hurricane Isaac, a Category 1 storm, formed on August 21, 2012, and dissipated on September 1. Its path included Haiti, Cuba, southern Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana. It caused $2.35 billion in estimated damages and at least 41 deaths. noaa
Hurricane Ernesto, a Category 1 storm, formed on August 2, 2012, and weakened on August 8. The hurricane made landfall in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, on the Yucatan Peninsula. It caused $174 million in damages and seven deaths. NOAA
Hurricane Irene, a Category 1 storm, formed on August 20, 2011, and dissipated on August 29. The hurricane, which made landfall in eastern North Carolina, caused $7.3 billion in damages and at least 45 fatalities. NOAA
Super Typhoon Megi made landfall over the northern Philippines island of Luzon on October 18, 2010. It was one of the most intense tropical cyclones on record. It had maximum sustained winds of 167 mph. An estimated $400 million in damages was reported, along with 11 deaths. NOAA
Hurricane Ike, a Category 2 storm, formed on September 1, 2008, and dissipated on September 14. The hurricane's path included the Turks and Caicos Islands, Cuba, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. It caused $29.5 billion in damages and 155 deaths. NOAA/AP
Hurricane Wilma, a Category 3 storm, formed on October 15, 2005, and dissipated on October 25. The storm, which made landfall near Marco Island, Florida, caused $21 billion in damages and at least 45 fatalities. NOAA
Hurricane Rita, a Category 3 storm, formed on September 20, 2005, and dissipated on September 24. It made its landfall in Louisiana, and it caused 54 fatalities and $12 billion in damages. NOAA
Hurricane Katrina, a Category 3 storm, formed on August 25, 2005 and dissipated on August 29. The hurricane hit Florida as a Category 1 and then Louisiana as a Category 3. Its path also included Alabama and Mississippi. It caused $108 billion in damages and more than 1,723 deaths. NOAA
Hurricane Dennis, a Category 4 storm, formed on June 29, 2005, and dissipated on July 13. The hurricane made landfall near Punta del Ingles in southeastern Cuba. It was responsible for at least 42 deaths as well as $2.23 billion in damages. NOAA via Getty Images
Hurricane Jeanne, a Category 3 storm, formed on September 13, 2004, and dissipated on September 28. It made landfall on the east coast of Florida and is responsible for an estimated $6.88 billion in damages and 3,000 deaths in Haiti. HO/AFP/Getty Images
Hurricane Ivan, a Category 5 storm, formed on September 2, 2004, and dissipated on September 24. Affected areas included Grenada, Jamaica, the Grand Cayman Islands, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Tobago and Barbados. The hurricane caused more than $18.8 billion in damages and 25 deaths. NOAA via Getty Images