A day after Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast, leaving broken buildings and flooding in its path, the governor of Mississippi reported Tuesday that as many as 80 people may have died in one county alone.
Emergency crews estimate that 80 percent of New Orleans is underwater after levee breaches flooded the city. Search and rescue teams remain focused on lifesaving efforts and medical attention for survivors. Following a recap of a press conference, an emergency…
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's deputy director provides an overview of the government's response to the hurricane disaster.
Biloxi, Miss. was one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina. A Washington Post reporter provides an update.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Hurricane Katrina, a powerful Category 4 storm packing 145-mph winds, slammed into the coast of Louisiana Monday morning, bringing torrential rains, spawning possible tornadoes and threatening devastation to the cities of New Orleans and Biloxi.
Hurricane Katrina smashed into the Gulf Coast Monday, bringing damaging winds and torrential rain. An emergency official in Mississippi and a reporter in New Orleans discuss the damage in two of the hardest hit areas.
A meteorologist provides an update on the path of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the Gulf Coast Monday.
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