Hurricane Katrina

Science of the Storm

Simon King | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Tech
Simon King

So, what has happened in hurricane forecasting since Katrina? The single biggest improvement has been in the weather computer models used to predict the path of hurricanes and the associated hazards such as wind strength, rainfall amounts and storm surge.

Photographer Recreates Iconic Before And After Pictures 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK

It's nearly 10 years since Category 5 Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and Louisiana. The deadly natural disaster was one of the costliest and...

LOOK: Eight Years On From Hurricane Katrina

The Huffington Post UK | Patrick Kavanagh | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK

It is now eight years since the United States suffered one of its worst natural disasters, when Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, killing 1,833 pe...

Has Superstorm Sandy Chosen Who the Next US President Is?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Politics
Dr Raj Persaud

Extreme disasters which occur just before an election, do appear to sway voters, the latest research has found.

WATCH: Dog Heads Back To Owners Seven Years After Hurricane Katrina

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Now, here's a story to warm the cockles of your heart. (Yes, hearts have cockles. Surely you knew that.) Shorty, a 15-year-old pooch, is to be reunite...

Breezy Does It: Hurricane Isaac-Baiting

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

As Hurricane Isaac crashed on to land, some Louisiana residents ignored warnings of potentially life-threatening storm surges and 100mph gusts and sim...

LIVE UPDATES: Hurricane Isaac Slams Into New Orleans, Over 500,000 Without Power

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

Hurricane Isaac has been downgraded to a tropical storm but nore before it slammed into New Orleans, lashing the city with 80mph winds and relentlessl...

New Orleans Officers Found Guilty After Hurricane Katrina Shootings

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A US jury has convicted five current or former police officers in deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrin...