Hurricane Martha (1969)

Category 1 Atlantic hurricane in 1969

Hurricane Martha was the last hurricane of the active 1969 Atlantic hurricane season. Martha made landfall in Nicaragua.Martha caused minimal flooding in Nicaragua and Honduras.Hurricane Martha was rare storm to make landfall in Columbia. Martha killed about 5 people and caused 300$ Million dollars in damage.

Hurricane Martha
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Hurricane Martha on November 21, 1969
FormedNovember 20 1969
DissipatedNovember 251969
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 150 km/h (90 mph)
Lowest pressure979 hPa (mbar); 28.91 inHg
Fatalities5 direct
Damage$300 million (1969 USD)
Areas affectedCaribbean Nicaragua Honduras el selvador
Part of the 1969 Atlantic hurricane season

Because the damage was not very high the name "Martha" was not retired. But, even though it was not retired the name was not used again because the lists names changed in the 1970's.

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Tropical cyclones of the 1969 Atlantic hurricane season

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