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What we know about climate change and hurricanes

August 30, 2021 1:11 pm

Hurricanes are complex, but one of the key factors that determines how strong a given storm ultimately becomes is ocean surface temperature.

Hurricane Ida downs New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana

August 30, 2021 4:19 pm

The Category 4 storm hit on the same date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years earlier, coming ashore about 45 miles west of where Category 3 Katrina first struck land.

Explained: Hurricane Ida similar to Katrina, but stronger, smaller

August 31, 2021 9:24 am

Hurricane Ida looks a lot like Hurricane Katrina, bearing down on the same part of Louisiana on the same calendar date. But hurricane experts say there are differences in the two storms prove Ida nastier in some ways but less dangerous in others.

Hurricane Ida rapidly intensifies into dangerous Category 4

August 29, 2021 6:02 pm

Ida threatened a region already reeling from a resurgence of COVID-19 infections, thanks to low vaccination rates and the highly contagious delta variant.

Katrina on its mind, New Orleans keeps an anxious eye on Tropical Storm Barry

July 13, 2019 8:14 am

With Tropical Storm Barry expected to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early Saturday morning in south Louisiana, residents scrambled in preparation for what is likely to be one of the biggest tests of the city’s storm infrastructure since Katrina exposed major flaws in its flood defenses 14 summers ago.

Oil and chemical spills from Hurricane Harvey big, but dwarfed by Katrina

September 16, 2017 8:16 am

Hurricane Katrina caused 190,000 barrels of oil spills along the Louisiana coastline, according to Donald Davis, the administrator of the Louisiana Applied Oil Spill Research and Development Program, who presented his findings to the EPA in 2006.

Hurricane Harvey much less damaging than Katrina, Sandy: Hannover Re

August 28, 2017 3:43 pm

Hannover Re, one of the world's largest reinsurers, said that insured losses for Katrina in 2005 were around $80 billion, while losses from Sandy in 2012 were $36 billion.

When disaster strikes

October 29, 2013 12:27 am

Hurricanes Katrina,Sandy tested US reflexes. What can we learn from the medical response?

'Want to ensure zero casualty... Leave or perish'

October 13, 2013 3:44 am

Parsaiya shifted his family to the cyclone shelter near the village,but stayed back to keep a watch on their belongings.

More landfall speed,but less damage

October 13, 2013 3:21 am

Cyclone Phailin hit with a landfall speed of 200 kmph,more than Hurricane Katrina which recorded 190 kmph.