Hurricane Katrina Strikes The Gulf Coast .
Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast in 2005, bringing with it not just strong gale winds, but also untold misery to thousands of people. It was one of the deadliest hurricanes to have ever slammed into the United States, leaving behind a trail of destruction and misery, quite unlike any other.
Disaster & Survival
Hurricane Katrina was the largest and 3rd strongest hurricane ever recorded to make landfall in the US.
In New Orleans, the levees were designed for Category 3, but Katrina peaked at a Category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 mph .
The storm surge from Katrina was 20-ft (six meters) high.
705 people are reported as still missing as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane Katrina began to form on August 23 , August 24 And August 25 of 2005.
Friday , Saturday and Sunday Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf of Mexico.
Third landfall was on August 29,2005.
The aftermath lasted from August 30th to October 5th.
Katrina was the strongest Hurricane recorded on the Gulf.