New Orleans, UNITED STATES
A levee gives way to high water after hurricane Katrina struck in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A levee gives way to high water in New Orleans, Louisiana, after hurricane Katrina struck on August 31, 2005. Hurricane Katrina strengthened into a rare top-ranked storm and barrelled into the vulnerable U.S. Gulf Coast for a second and more deadly assault on the Gulf Coast. REUTERS/Marc Serota MS/DH