As the TV and the Air Force, before the element was raging in the area of the Gulf of Mexico.
seriously damaged the states of Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana, where the main focus of oil and gas deposits of the country. Of the disaster areas were evacuated for more than 80% of the population.
sinoptikov worst fears about the disaster in the largest city of Louisiana New Orleans is not true.
Epicenter storm bypassed the city party and rushed inside the country. But because of the storm was stopped feeding electricity to the city. Streets were flooded. В«KatrinaВ» frustrated with many of the roofs of houses, broke the glass in the windows, broken trees and poles. Injured and a huge roof stadium В«SuperdoumВ», where sheltering up to 10 thousand residents of New Orleans.
recall that Hurricane В«KatrinaВ» - sixth on the account in the region over the past year. It was formed around the Bahamas. On Thursday the hurricane hit on Florida, causing a flood. The victims of disaster in the day were 9. Then Katrina took a course in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. In doing so, the wind speed reached 280 km / h. On Sunday, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nadzhin announced a mandatory evacuation of all residents of the city. From the Gulf of Mexico had been evacuated 21 oil platforms, which produces more than 600 thousand barrels of oil a day.
However, the approach to the New Orleanu hurricane turned eastward and ubereg the city from the devastating impact of nature.
to the projected storm began to weaken, and specialists lowered its category at the fifth to second.
U.S. President George W. Bush announced Luizina state and neighboring Mississippi disaster areas. This means that both the state will receive federal assistance.