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Harvey The 'Most Significant Tropical Cyclone Rainfall Event In U.S. History'

It caused $125 billion in damage, according to a new report from the National Hurricane Center, and broke U.S. rainfall records. At least 68 people died as a result of the storm.

A new report from the National Hurricane Center takes stock of exactly how big, damaging and deadly Hurricane Harvey really was.

"Harvey was the most significant tropical cyclone rainfall event in United States history, both in scope and peak rainfall amounts, since reliable rainfall records began around the 1880s," .

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