Hurricane

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To introduce Hurricane Katrina.

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Hurricane

  1. 1. Candy Emma
  2. 3. <ul><li>The warm, moist air over the ocean rises upward from near the surface. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>On August 28, 2005, Hurricane Katrina was in the Gulf of Mexico. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Most of the major roads traveling into and out of the city were damaged. </li></ul><ul><li>Many other high rise buildings had extensive window damage. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>At least 80% of New Orleans was under flood water on August 31 st because of the combination of strong winds, heavy rainfall and storm surge. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Levee breaches in New Orleans also caused widespread loss of life, with over 700 bodies recovered in New Orleans by October 23, 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>Deaths by state </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The total losses as a result of Katrina is estimated to exceed $100 billion with over $34 billion in insured losses. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Oil production in the Gulf of Mexico was reduced by 1.4 million barrels per day as a result of the hurricane. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Thank you for listening

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