What Caused Hurricane Katrina?


Hurricane Katrina was a great hurricane that was formed in the Atlantic in 2005. Scientists claim that, it was partially caused by global warming for its power and endurance. Hurricanes are formed in tropical waters and it needs more heat to exist.
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It caused by the interaction of a dissipating storm south of the Bahamas known
Hi. Part of the devastation of Katrina was caused by subsidence, that means it was sinking. This allowed the hurricane to keep intensity as it neared land. Here is one link on the
If you are asking about why Katrina was so strong, it encountered very warm water over the Gulf of Mexico. It went from category 1 to 5 very rapidly. I was forecasting the weather
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Tropical cyclones form where heat and moisture from the surface of the ocean interact with a wind pattern that spirals air inward. The water vapor condenses into storm clouds which are further fueled by the heat and wind.
Hurricane Katrina was an Atlantic hurricane that occurred in 2005. It was caused by the interaction of a dispersing storm south of the Bahamas known as Tropical depression Ten and another tropical wave. As of February 2012, the hurricane is considered to have been the most deadliest and most destructive Atlantic hurricane as well as the costliest natural disaster.
Hurricane Katrina was known as the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It was caused by a tropical depression twelve over the south-eastern Bahamas as the result of an interaction of a tropical wave and the remains of tropical depression ten. The system then upgraded to tropical storm status and was given the name Katrina. The storm continued to move towards Florida, and became a hurricane only two hours before it made landfall between Hallandale Beach and Aventura on the morning of August 25.
Hurricane Katrina was caused by the strengthening of a low-pressure weather system into a tropical storm and eventually a hurricane. Katrina caused extensive damage to property especially the lighter buildings.
Hurricane Katrina began as a tropical depression in August of 2005 in the Bahamas. Katrina was the result from a tropical wave and another tropical storm which crossed paths to form Hurricane Katrina. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Katrina#Meteorological_history
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