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.
Center coordinates: lat. 23.50, lon. -78.20
Topics: Weather, Disaster Accident, Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale, Scales, wind, Florida, Hurricane Katrina, Envisat