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The Insane Hurricane. Published February 6, 2007 by Vantage Press.
Hurricane Katrina was a Category 5 hurricane that made landfall on Florida and Louisiana in August 2005, causing catastrophic damage, particularly in the city of New Orleans and the surrounding areas, and over 1,200 deaths. Subsequent flooding, caused largely as a result of fatal engineering flaws in the flood protection system known as levees around the city of New Orleans, precipitated most of the loss of lives.
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Hurricane Katrina was the costliest storm in . Adding to the destruction following Hurricane Katrina, fires burn in parts of New Orleans in an apocalyptic scene from early on September 3, 2005. history, and its effects are still felt today in New Orleans and coastal Louisiana. The storm struck the Gulf Coast with devastating force at daybreak on Aug. 29, 2005, pummeling a region that included New Orleans and neighboring Mississippi. Photograph by Vincent Laforet, The New York Times/Redux. Hurricane Katrina, explained.
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast states of Louisiana and Mississippi. The storm devastated the region and its citizens. But its devastation did not reach across racial and class lines equally. Such an engaged study of this tragic event forces us to acknowledge that the ways in which we view our history and life have serious ramifications on modern human relations, public policy, and quality of life.
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The hurricane made landfall on 1 September and battered the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama, in the north of the archipelago, for two days. Dorian has moved off north and still threatens the eastern US seaboard. Forecasters have warned it could make landfall on the coast of South or North Carolina on Thursday. From the air - the destruction of the Abaco Islands. Hurricane Dorian: Who's at risk? Although the hurricane has weakened to a category two storm with maximum sustained winds of 105mph (165km/h), it has grown larger in area. Media playback is unsupported on your device.
Hurricane Katrina was the costliest natural disaster in . Katrina was the eleventh named storm of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, fifth hurricane, third major hurricane, and the second Category 5 hurricane of the season. Also, Katrina was the sixth strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic basin, as well as the third strongest hurricane that made landfall in the United States.