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67 years since Hurricane Janet

September 22nd, 2022

Hurricane Janet left a trail of destruction when it struck Barbados on September 22, 1955.

Over 30 lives were lost from the Category 1 storm, while thousands of people were left homeless as their homes were flattened 67 years ago on this day.

It did not leave its destruction in Barbados, as it became a Category 5 storm, causing death and devastation in other countries. It was the most powerful tropical cyclone of the 1955 Atlantic hurricane season.

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