Hurricane Anna 1961 facts for kids
|Category 2 Hurricane SSHWS|
|Formed||June 20 1961|
|Dissipated||July 25 1961|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 165 km/h (105 mph)
|Lowest pressure||976 hPa (mbar); 28.82 inHg|
|Damage||$5.6 million (300000 USD)|
|Areas affected||Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, western Cuba, Yucatan Peninsula, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle, Georgia|
|Part of the 1961 Atlantic hurricane season|
Hurricane Anna impacted Central America and the Windward Islands in July 1961. The first tropical cyclone and first hurricane of the hurricane season, Anna developed on July 20 from an easterly wave located in the Intertropical Convergence Zone over the Windward Islands.
1961 Atlantic Hurricane season
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