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.
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.
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.
October 29, 2013 12:27 am
Hurricanes Katrina,Sandy tested US reflexes. What can we learn from the medical response?
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.
October 13, 2013 3:21 am
Cyclone Phailin hit with a landfall speed of 200 kmph,more than Hurricane Katrina which recorded 190 kmph.
October 13, 2013 1:32 am
Experts,however,said the damage inflicted may be less than Katrina.
October 12, 2013 11:25 pm
Five people were killed in Odisha in the heavy rains ahead of the storm.
October 12, 2013 10:43 pm
This might be the second biggest evacuation exercise undertaken since 1990,NDMA officials.
October 12, 2013 10:32 pm
District administration found it difficult to convince the villagers to evacuate their homes.