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Hurricanes in Category 2 will have wind velocities ranging from 98-112 mph with reasonable damages. Category 2 hurricanes will cause substantial damage to mobile houses and trees accompanied with flooding of infrastructures near the coast region.
Consequently, hurricanes in category 3 have a wind velocity ranging from 113-132 with widespread damage. The damage is normally physical damage to small structures, bringing down big trees, destroying mobile houses, and extensive flooding in coastal areas. Category 4 hurricane will be characterized by wind velocities of 133-156 mph with widespread damage as well. The damage will bring more trees down, cause physical damage to buildings, roof destruction to small buildings, and flooding spreads far inland. Category 5 hurricane is the worst, having wind velocities more than 156 mph and the damage caused is catastrophic. With category 5 hurricane all trees will be brought down, complete structures destroyed, rooftop destruction, and flood waters are approximately 15 feet above sea level. Notably, the higher thehurricane number the higher the hurricane intensity. Interestingly, Hurricane Katrina essentially started to form like a tropical depression approximately 250 miles southeast of Bahamas. Tropical Storm Katrina, as it was initially called, was specifically a category 1 hurricane when it stretched to Florida. The Tropical Storm slightly weakened as it extended past Florida and its intensity dropped to a storm. However, the