USA 2005 Aftermath of Katrina (28 images)

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Hurricane Katrina was the first Category 5 hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the third most powerful storm of the season and the sixth-strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. It first made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane just north of Miami, Florida on August 25, 2005, then again on August 29 along the Central Gulf Coast near New Orleans, Louisiana, as a Category 4 storm. Its storm surge soon breached the levee system that protected New Orleans from Lake...
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