When and where did Hurricane Rita make landfall?
On Sept. 24, 2005, the eye of Hurricane Rita made landfall at the Texas-Louisiana border. The Category 3 storm was responsible for more than 100 deaths and more than $18.5 million in damage.
Was Hurricane Rita worse than Katrina?
Less than a month after Katrina, another powerful storm formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Making landfall at Johnson’s Bayou as a Category 3 storm, Rita led to more damage and flooding into a region that had been devastated by Katrina. The storm caused $23 billion in damage.
Did Baton Rouge get hit by Laura?
The Baton Rouge Metro Area escaped major damage from Hurricane Laura, but pictures of crushed cars and damaged homes have been sent in from nearly every parish in the WAFB viewing area. As of Saturday morning Entergy is reporting over 300,000 customers without power.
Was there a hurricane in Texas recently?
HOUSTON (AP) — Hurricane Nicholas made landfall along the Texas coast on Tuesday, bringing the threat of up to 20 inches of rainfall to parts of the Gulf Coast, including the same area hit by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and storm-battered Louisiana. … Nicholas was she 14th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.