Rita reaches hurricane strength: NHC
September 20, 2005
MIAMI (Reuters) – Rita grew into a category one hurricane
on Tuesday as it bore down on the vulnerable Florida Keys,
three weeks after Hurricane Katrina killed hundreds on the U.S.
Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Topics: Weather, Disaster Accident, Texas hurricanes, Hurricane Katrina, Atlantic hurricane season, Environment, Hurricane Rita, Florida Keys, U.S. National Hurricane Center