INFORMATION Hurricane Katrina was the costliest hurricane, as well as one of the five deadliest, in the history of the Unites States.Hurricane Katrina formed over the Bahamas on August 23, 2005 and crossed southern Florida as a moderate Category 1 hurricane, causing some deaths and flooding there before strengthening rapidly in the Gulf of Mexico. The most severe loss of life and property damage occurred in New Orleans, Louisiana, which flooded as the levee system catastrophically failed, in many cases hours after the storm had moved inland. Eventually 80% of the city became flooded and also large tracts of neighboring parishes, and the floodwaters lingered for weeks.
In Hurricane Katrina, 1836 people dead and 705 were missedThe damages cost $90.9 billion. The affected àreas were Bahamas, South Florida, Cuba, Louisiana (especially Greater New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle, most of eastern North America. Hurricane Katrina formed as Tropical Depression Twelve over the southeastern Bahamas on August 23, 2005 as the result of an interaction of a tropical wave.
RESCUE ROBOTS Only two days after the Hurricane Katrina effects the Golf coast, aerial vehicles from an American university, starts the rescue actions. That robots, were very important in the rescue actions.