Tatyana Alston. Crystal Yapul.
Date of flood
This hurricane happened on September 18 through the September 25th
The Location,rivers, and size of the area
It happened in the Southeastern United States. The Gulf Of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean were involved. The area affected is Texas, Mississippi, Cube, Louisiana, Bahamas, Florida, Arkansas, Europe, and the Turk and Caicos Islands.
This photo was taken in Louisiana after Hurricane Rita came through.
This photo is a map of the range of Hurricane Rita.
Louisiana, and Mississippi
It was taken in Louisiana , and Mississippi
Recovery and Flood control
They controlled this flood by placing Natural Levees along the Mississippi River. It took about 8 years of recovery and Federal Aid.
Three Additional Facts
1. It was a category 5 hurricane.
2. It also produced 19 tornadoes in Arkansas and Mississippi, killing 4 people.
3. It was not only the strongest hurricane of 2005, but also the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Gulf Of Mexico.