Katrina 10 years ago

This week it is 10 years ago the Tropical storm Katrina moved over the caribbean as a very low pressure weather system and strengthened to become a tropical storm a moved west and neared the Florida coast on the evening of 25 August . 

But when Katrina hit the Gulf of Mexico coast of the US the storm had become a hurricane.

On the 29th of august 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans , water from the mississippi and the gulf broke through the levees andinundated the city in a short time.

What Happend in 2005 ? In short >>>
How Tropical Storms are formed >>>>
The Hurricane Katrina timeline >>>
How New Orleans Inundated >>>
The impact of Katrina on New Orleans in a few maps (ESRI) >>>
What Katrina left behind >>
The recovery from New Orleans >>