TOP TEN PHOTO GALLERIES: Most Viewed of 2008

TOP TEN PHOTO GALLERIES: Most Viewed of 2008
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5. Hurricane Ike Pummels Texas Coast

On September 13 a worker inspects damage in front of the JPMorgan Chase Tower in downtown Houston, Texas, after powerful Hurricane Ike slammed into the Gulf Coast, damaging buildings, flooding streets, and knocking out power for millions of people.

With winds reaching 110 miles (177 kilometers) an hour, Ike came ashore above Galveston, Texas, as a strong Category 2 storm just after 3 a.m. ET.

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—Photograph by Mark Wilson/Getty Images
 
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