Minimize Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans

On the 7th anniversary of the day Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Hurricane Isaac hits the city, as seen in this image from MetOp-A at 03:01 UTC on 29 August.

Unlike Katrina, which, at its peak, was a devastating Category 5 hurricane, Isaac is a Category 1 hurricane with wind speeds of around 80mph (128 km/h).

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Credit: EUMETSAT 2012


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