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MAP: Major tropical storms in Canada

Last Updated: May 19, 2011 6:05 PM ET


Select an icon below to learn more about the major tropical storms that have hit the East Coast over the past decade.

IN DEPTH: Forces of Nature

Avalanches
Weak snow can pack a heavy wallop
Earthquakes
Major earthquakes of the past 100 years
Equinox
The first day of spring (or fall)
Extreme heat
Sizzling temperatures can be taxing on the body
Forest fires: Urban areas
The increasing risk, and how to keep the flames at bay
Frostbite
The cold hard facts
Lightning
Health risks of nature's electrifying jolt
Monsoons
Learning to love — and fear — the rainy season
Natural disasters
Calamities of the 20th and 21st centuries
Snow
A guide to the white stuff
Tornadoes
The danger of twisters
Tropical storms
The power and fury of hurricanes
Violent turbulence
Rough times in the skies
Wind chill
When the cold gets colder



Manitoba flooding

Slave Lake cleanup