Hurricane Katrina

the 3rd deadliest hurricane

about Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States.When it first formed it was a category 1 to a category 5. An estimated 1,836 people died in the hurricane and the flooding that followed in late August 2005, and millions of others were left homeless along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans, which experienced the highest death toll.

the places that were damaged

the place that were damaged were:


  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Alabama
  • South Florida
  • the panhandle of Florida


the storm name, an after picture and the picture from the weather

number of people that died/injured

1,833 died in hurricane


300 were injured in hurricane

electricity

The local electric utility Entergy Corporation was impacted severely, and Entergy New Orleans filed for bankruptcy protection on September 23, 2005. The company cited lower revenue and storm restoration costs as the primary cause. Parent company Energy Corporation promptly arranged $100 million in financing.

flooding in katrina

flooding was over 90% in hours

the waters reaching 6–12 miles from the beach.