The entire hurricane season of which Katrina was part had a much bigger effect than most people are aware. The ENTIRE Gulf Coast was hit by strong hurricanes.
Hurricane Katrina, at one point a Category Five storm, caused millions of dollars in damage and left a death toll in the thousands.
Hurricane Katrina moved ashore over southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi early on August as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm.
The flooding in New Orleans nearly a week after Hurricane Katrina hit, taken by NASA's satellite on Sept.
Waiting in the Rain with Other Flood Victims Outside the Convention Center in New Orleans Photographic Print