CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Whether flash flooding, wild fires, tornadoes, tsunamis or heavy snow natural disasters have cost people their homes and in extreme cases their lives.
The moving website, Move.org, has complied a list of how much each state has lost in property damages because of the following natural disasters:
- Flash floods
- Heavy rain
- Heavy snow
They say everything is bigger in Texas and that holds true in this study.
Looking at damages from 2008 through 2018 Texas is number one at $53.2 billion dollars lost, with $45 billion of that because of flash flooding.
There is a large fall off to number two on the list with Louisiana at $11 billion.
According to Move.org Ohio comes in 29th in the country with $434,644,000 spent on natural disasters since 2008.
Here is the break down by natural disaster:
- Flash flooding: $178,548,000
- Flooding: $54,551,000
- Hurricanes: $0
- Heavy rain: $126,000
- Heavy snow: $4,860,000
- Tornadoes: $196,559,000
- Tsunamis: $0
- Wildfires: $0