On this date in weather history - November 12th

Published On: Nov 12 2012 05:10:33 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 13 2012 04:34:44 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, the devastating "Bangladesh Cyclone" hit the Bay of Bengal on this date in 1970. A wall of water nearly 20 feet high engulfed all low lying areas and islands in the Ganges Delta region and killed an estimated 300,000 people.

 MONDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................84 Plant City, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................85 Kahului, Hawaii
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-8 Worland, Wyo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-33 Galena, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................64 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.23 Cullman, Ala.