|Country or District||United States of America (the)|
|Outline||A hurricane has killed 13 people in Florida and caused damage estimated to cost billions of dollars.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
CNN News 2004/08/17
State officials said most of the 19 people whose deaths were blamed on the storm died afterward in traffic accidents or from heart attacks.
The death toll for the fiercest storm to hit Florida in 12 years climbed to 17, Florida emergency officials said, but it looked like the final total would not be as high as originally feared.
Tens of thousands of people have fled Florida's west coast as Hurricane Charley charges toward land with powerful 110 mph (177 kph) winds threatening to whip up a 14-foot (4.3-metre) storm surge.
BBC News 2004/08/15
A hurricane has killed 13 people in Florida causing damage estimated to cost billions of dollars.