Hurricanes and Near Real Time Storm Damage Detection

Between 2010 and 2020, there were 19 tropical cyclones that caused $502.1 billion in total damages and resulted in 3,653 deaths1. In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey was a Category 4 hurricane that made landfall in Rockport, Texas, inevitably causing $136.3 billion (CPI adjusted) in damages1. The rainfall caused by the …