Hurricane Katrina occurred on August 23, 2005 in the Bahamas, and ended on August 31, 2005 in southern Mississippi. The huge, deadly storm affected 19 states out of 50.
The areas affected by Hurricane Katrina
Hurricanes are weather- related, it occurs when cold winds from Canada and warm winds from the South come together to make a big powerful storm of winds.
Hurricanes usually affect countries and coastal and southern zones. These hurricanes do a lot of damage to buildings and blow down trees and bunch of animals leave to live. Also houses and vehicles were blown away (erosion) and the storm would drop them off in different spot.
Houses destroyed in hurricane Katrina
After the destruction the ecosystem will slowly recover; the soil will still be their, then over years grass and small plants will come with small animals, and the ecosystem will grow more.
Left: After Hurricane Katrina hit, Right is the recovery
Most people like Louisiana were prepared for hurricane Katrina, but others like New Orleans and the Bahamas were unprepared for Katrina.