Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina

January 19, 2006
Hurricane Katrina as seen by MERIS in Reduced Resolution mode, off southern Florida on 25 August 2005, when it was still Category One on the Saffir-Simpson scale measuring hurricane intensity. The storm caused great damage after landfall, mostly due to heavy rainfall.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: MERIS
  • Acquisition: 25-Aug-2005
  • Center coordinates: lat. 23.50, lon. -78.20

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