Global Weirding in 1876

In late October 1876, a Cyclone hit the Bay of Bengal and killed an estimated 200,000.

Times_02Jan1877

The highest storm surge from a Bay of Bengal cyclone is reputed to be the 44.6 foot (13.6 meter) storm surge (Shrestha, 1998) attributed to the Great Backerganj Cyclone of 1876.

Weather Underground

The winter of 1876/7  was ‘a bit windy’ for the British Isles too.

h/t Steven Goddard

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