Sunday, August 28, 2005
When they first began to talk about it, I just assumed that it would be small and all would die down in the news.
Well I was wrong obviously. Lets keep New Orleans in our prayers tonight/day and hope that this is not as bad is it can be.
Here is some of the news I have read:
"Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared," Nagin told a news conference after reading a mandatory evacuation order. "This is a threat that we've never faced before."
Katrina had grown into a Category Five hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, with catastrophic winds of 284km/h, by 11am EDT on Sunday (0100 AEST Monday).
For the whole story: go here