What tropical cyclone produced the largest storm surge?
The Bathurst Bay Hurricane, also known as Tropical Cyclone Mahina, struck Bathurst Bay, Australia in 1899. It produced between a 42 and 48 foot surge. Fish and dolphins were reported found on top of 15 m cliffs! Q: What was the deadliest hurricane in U.S. history? A: The 1900 hurricane that hit Galveston, TX, taking 8,000 lives.