Hurricane Katrina made landfall on Monday, August 29, 2005, causing a massive amount of damage in New Orleans and other coastal areas of Louisiana. The hurricane itself was devastating, but the New Orleans' levee system failed, flooding the city and causing a disaster.
Hurricane Katrina began as a tropical depression in the Bahamas and took a path northward through Cuba, then westward through south Florida before making its final landfall near the Louisiana-Mississippi border. It then moved northeast through Mississippi before dissipa...
Hurricane Katrina formed on Aug. 23, 2005, over the Bahamas. On Aug. 28, the National Weather Service warned citizens in the Gulf Coast states of America that the hurricane was likely to leave the area uninhabitable for an extended period of time.
Hurricane Katrina took place in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama. It initially started out as a tropical storm over the Bahamas on Aug. 23, 2005. On Aug. 25, it reached southern Florida and was classified as a Category 1 hurricane.
Hurricane Katrina occurred early in the day on August 29, 2005. It finally dissipated on August 31 of the same year after reaching and damaging much of the eastern border of the United States.
On Aug. 23, 2005, Hurricane Katrina first surfaced as a tropical depression over the Bahamas. Over the course of two days, it became a tropical storm and made landfall as a category one hurricane between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Hurricane Katrina occurred between Aug. 23, 2005 and Sept. 3, 2005. It was at its peak strength and maximum level of destruction on Aug. 28, 2005. The strongest winds reached 175 mph, making it a Category 5 storm and one of the most powerful hurricanes in history.