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Before and After Photos of Some of the World's Most Disastrous Weather Events

Before

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After

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9. Wildfire: Athens and vicinity (Attica), Greece
> Year: 2018
> Fatalities: 91

Believed to have been started by arson, this is considered Europe’s deadliest wildfire in over a century. While many of the deceased died directly from the blaze, others drowned in the Mediterranean fleeing its ravages.

Before

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After

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10. Wildfire: Mendocino Complex, Mendocino and neighboring counties, California
> Year: 2018
> Fatalities: 1

This fire complex, consisting of two adjacent fires affecting four California counties, is still burning, though it is mostly contained. Thus far it has burned more than 422,000 acres and destroyed more than 275 structures. It is the largest wildfire in California history.

Before

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After

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11. Flood: Kerala, India DONE
> Year: 2018
> Fatalities: 357

The product of unusually intense monsoon rains, this flood has left more than 350,000 people homeless. This is considered the worst flood in Kerala since the epic monsoon flood of 1924.

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