Stormy Weather

Hurricanes, Monsoons, and Tropical Storms

How many people died as a result of the subsequent failure of the levees and flooding after Hurricane Katrina struck?

The accepted final figures state that 1,836 people lost their lives following the landfall of Hurricane Katrina.

Hurricane Katrina caused over $100 billion in damages to the United States in 2005, with New Orleans being particularly hard hit.

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