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Top three natural disasters in 2018 were in the US

USA Today noted that of the top five worst weather disasters in 2018, the top three were in the United States. On top of the list were the forest fires in California, followed by Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence. A big hit for the US again this year! You can read more at https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/01/08/natural-disasters-camp-fire-worlds-costliest-catastrophe-2018/2504865002/. You might also be interested in more details about the recovery from Michael, which is detailed in Southeast AgNet at http://southeastagnet.com/2019/01/08/lawmakers-eye-long-recovery-hurricane/.

Hurricane Michael survivors in Colquitt, Ga. John Edward Wells with wife Marianne Wells and their granddaughter Maddie. (Joshua Sharpe/joshua.sharpe@ajc.com) Photo: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution