The Indian Cyclone of 1839

On November 25, 1839 a huge cyclone hit Coringa, India with a 40ft storm surge and killed 300,000 people. The entire city was destroyed by this wave and the city was then never rebuilt. Over 20,000 sea vessels were completely destroyed.

A 40-foot storm surge from a huge cyclone that hit Coringa, India on November 25 killed 300,000 people.