Hurricane Bertha made landfall in southeastern North Carolina as a category 2 hurricane on July 12, 1996. Hurricane Bertha caused a total of twelve deaths both directly and indirectly ranging from auto accidents to drowning. Bertha also caused an estimated $250-$270 million in damages and 125,000 people evacuated from North and South Carolina, and Georgia resulting in a … Hurricane Bertha caused minor damage in the United States, Bermuda, and Atlantic Canada in July and August 1990. The third tropical cyclone, second named storm, and first hurricane of the 1990 Atlantic hurricane season, Bertha developed from a frontal low pressure area … Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Hurricane Bertha Tracker. Hurricane Bertha (1990): A Category 1 Hurricane that moved north, parallel to the east coast of the United States before dying over Nova Scotia leaving nine dead, including six on a ship sunk by the storm. On land, gusts exceeded 90 mph at Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach, and Figure Eight Island, and reached 108 mph at the New River Marine Corps Air Station near Jacksonville, NC. Bertha's wind speeds were measured as high as 116 mph at the Frying Pan Shoals tower off Cape Fear.