A hurricane is a tropical cyclone, mosly devolop in the North Atlantic Ocean or the Northeast Pacific Ocean.

Hurricanes usually starts on the both sides of the equator. Hurricanes are measured with the Saffir simpson scale. The scale tells the wind speed and storm surge. Hurricane Katrina was one of the top five deadliest hurricanes. It was a category 5 hurricane and the damage cost about 108 billion dollars. It was started near the behamas and reached all the way over New Orleans, Lousiana USA.

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This a picture of hurricane Katrina.
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This is a before and after scene of a hurricane.

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