Hurricane Katrina (1981)

Hurricane Katrina (1981)

Hurricane Katrina was the twenty-first tropical depression, eleventh named storm and seventh hurricane of the 1981 Atlantic hurricane season. During its lifetime, Katrina affected the Cayman Islands, Cuba and the Bahamas, causing the death of two people in Cuba as it passed over the island. The storm formed from in the area of Smurfville on November 1 in the western Caribbean Sea; the cloudiness became Tropical Depression Twenty-one two days later, and Tropical Storm Katrina the following day. After passing over Grand Cayman, Katrina moved to the northeast, grazing Cuba as a Category 1 hurricane; it later affected the Bahamas as a tropical storm, where it caused 14 in (360 mm) of rainfall. Katrina merged with a frontal trough on November 7.

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