2005 Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Katrina was the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season.
It was the costliest natural disaster, as well as one of the five deadliest hurricanes, in the history of the
Among recorded Atlantic hurricanes, it was the sixth strongest overall.
At least 1,833 people died in the hurricane and subsequent floods, making it the deadliest U.S. hurricane
since the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane; total property damage was estimated at $81 billion (2005 USD),
nearly triple the damage brought by Hurricane Andrew in 1992.