Source Pravda.Ru

Four killed in Katrina hurricane

Four people were killed and 1.3 million customers were left without power. The hurricane flooded streets, darkened homes and felled trees with wind gusts reaching 92 mph. early Friday.

Weather officials said flooding was the main concern as the storm dropped up to 15 inches on parts of Miami-Dade County. Katrina's plodding pace meant that strong wind and heavy rain would continue to plague throughout the day, according to the AP.

As Pravda.ru said earlier this day, a hurricane warning was issued for the southeast Florida coast from Jupiter Inlet south to Florida City, as well as inland Lake Okeechobee. A tropical storm warning was issued for all the Florida Keys, from Florida City around the peninsula to Longboat Key on the west coast, and from Jupiter Inlet north to Vero Beach on the east coast.

Photo by Washington Post.

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