2005 Hurricane Katrina

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2005 Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was the largest and the 3rd strongest hurricane ever recorded to make landfall in the U.S.Hurricane Katrina was a category 3 hurricane it had winds about 175 mph

Event Description

During the hurricane it was raining heavily for hours it flooded the draining canals it eroded the soil and left the land messed up.80% of New Orleans was mostly under water.Everybody during the Hurricane were on tops of roofs because there was so much water for saftey

Ecological Impact

Perhaps the longest-lasting impact of Hurricane Katrina was its enviormental damage that, in real terms, has mainly to do with public health. Significant amounts of industrial waste and raw sewage spilled directly into new orlans neighborhoods. And oil spills from offshore rigs, coastal refineries, and even corner gas stations have also made their way into residential areas and business districts throughout the region.

Restoration Efforts

On monday, August 29th, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made land fall in the greater New Orlans area and chnged the lives of thousands of Gulf Coast residents. A category 3 hurricane, Katrina brought 120 mph winds 8-10 inches of rain and a recorded tide increase of over 14 feet. Though the hurricane lost a great deal of its strength by the time it had made its way inland, registering as a category 1-2 storm, the devastation and loss of life left in its wake makes it one of the greatest natural disasters in the history of the United States.
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Hurricane Katrina (2005)
Hurricane Katrina 2005