Hurricane Katrina known as the fifth largest hurricane ever to hit the United States formed on August 23, 2005 and dissipated August 31, 2005. Katrina was classified as a category five hurricane with wind speeds up to 175 mph. Katrina made headlines because of its destruction region which was Louisiana. Many families especially African-Americans were considered to be vulnerable and left to die from the disaster. In the following I will address whether Katrina was a natural disaster ready to happen
horrific day for the city of New Orleans. That day was when the deadly storm Hurricane Katrina hit the city of New Orleans. It was one of the worst hurricanes in the United States history. On August 28, 2005, Katrina was upgraded to a category five hurricane, which is the worst category that a hurricane can be named. A category five hurricane means catastrophic damage will occur since the wind was going 157 miles per hour or higher. Ray Nagin the mayor of New Orleans called for the first mandatory
2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States. The storm itself did a great deal of damage, but its aftermath was catastrophic. Levee breaches led to massive flooding, and many people charged that the federal government was slow to meet the needs of the people affected by the storm. Hundreds of thousands of people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama were displaced from their homes, and experts estimate that Katrina caused more than $150 billion in damage. HURRICANE KATRINA:
Hurricane Katrina was a storm that should not have caused as much damage as it did. Hurricane Katrina was category one when it made landfall in the state of Florida and was only a category three storm when it made landfall at the Louisiana-Mississippi border (Zimmerman). The weak infrastructure and physical characteristics of cities like New Orleans experience a much greater impact than would normally be expected with a category three hurricane. 1,833 people were killed, the majority of
The United States has had many hurricanes throughout history, though only a few have turned the world upside down and have had mass casualties in it. Although hurricane Katrina hit many areas two of the hardest areas that Katrina hit was New Orleans and Mississippi. On August 23,2005 people living in the Bahamas embraced for a tropical depression that would later turn into what was known as hurricane Katrina. The tropical storm started out with wind 's speed as high as 38 miles per hour.
In the year 2005, New Orleans was famously hit a major natural disaster that took lives and destroyed the homes and civilians. This wrath of Mother Nature became to be known as Hurricane Katrina, a category 5 hurricane with gusts peaking at 174/mph according to the Safir- Simpson wind scale (SSHS). With this Hurricane having its path directly on a city only being on average 1-2 feet below sea level, it created conditions for serious havoc (NOAA, 2012). The aftermath left a serious physical imprint
I am doing a project on the impacts on New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina hit on August 28, 2005. The hurricane caused many deaths and many injured people after this disaster. They lost so much money for repairs and all the oil that they lost from this catastrophic event. The news reporters saw this coming way before it happened. Hurricane Katrina started at the bottom of Florida in Cuba in the Atlantic Ocean. The Mayor issued a mandatory evacuation. The Superdome was used
tragic moment occurred in New Orleans. People 's lives changed by losing everything they had due to this storm. It damaged a majority of the coast leading to massive flooded houses, everything underwater, and families not able to find their loved ones. A band of storm clouds wrapped around the north side circulation center early the morning of August 24th. The wind was blowing about 40 mph. The storm was originally called Tropical Katrina. Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans early morning on Monday
The United states has had many hurricanes throughout history, though only a few have turned the world upside down and have had mass casualties in it. Although hurricane Katrina hit many areas two of the hardest areas that Katrina hit was New Orleans and Mississippi. On August 23,2005 people living in the Bahamas embraced for a tropical depression that would later turn into what was known as hurricane Katrina. The tropical storm started out with wind 's speed as high as 38 miles per hour.
Hurricane Katrina, The Unforgettable Pain of American Hurricane Katrina is the unforgettable pain of American. In April 2005, a fifth hurricane caused serious damage in New Orleans. The city was full of dead bodies, some were found in the attic of the house, some were found soaked in foul water. The economic losses caused by Hurricane Katrina had estimated to at least seventy-five billion dollars, and it became the most damaging hurricane in the United State history. According to National