Billion Dollar Weather Disasters in the US in 2012? 11, Count ’em

Devastating Hurricane Sandy was the eleventh billion-dollar weather-related disaster in the U.S. so far this year, and the most expensive, said insurance broker AON Benfield in their November 8, 2012 Catastrophe Report. This puts 2012 in second place for most U.S. billion-dollar weather disasters behind 2011, when NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) counted fourteen such disasters.

From Jeff Masters at Wunderblog

Of course the GOP is still caught in their innumeracy bubble and are convinced of the purity of their own beliefs

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