December 3, 2021

Hurricane Katrina, Category 3, made landfall near New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005 | PHOTOS

NEW ORLEANS — August 29 marks the anniversary of the day Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Waveland, Mississippi, not removed from New Orleans.

The highly effective hurricane hit Louisiana on Aug. 29, 2005. It compelled a storm surge that breached a system of levees constructed to guard New Orleans.

The storm would go on to trigger vital harm to the Gulf Coast from Texas to central Florida. It might ravage New Orleans whereas displacing numerous residents.

Greater than 1,800 folks within the area died and the storm brought about billions in damages.

The sixteenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s ruinous strike on the Gulf Coast comes as Hurricane Ida is quickly intensifying simply hours from landfall in Louisiana. Comparisons to the Aug. 29, 2005, landfall oweighed closely on residents bracing for Ida.