Hurricane Mitch

By:Dion Standifer

Category

5

Tropical Date

October 22, 1998

Hurricane Date

October 24, 1998

Land Date

October 29, 1998

Location

Latitude 15.5N

Longitude 18.5W


Maximum Wind Speeds

290km/h (180mph)

Central Pressure

905 mbar

Highest Storm Tide

4 feet

Total Rainfall Amounts

912mm

Casualties (Deaths)

11,000

Damage (Dollars)

6 billion