Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana on Tuesday. Many have made comparisons between Isaac and Katrina, the storm that drowned New Orleans. While Isaac is bad, it isn’t as bad as Katrina.
Part of the reason for that is the new levees and pumps made to withstand the storm surge and excess rain that comes with a hurricane.
Hurricane Isaac Hammers New Orleans (via Environment News Service)NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 28, 2012 (ENS) – Strengthening into a hurricane just after noon on Tuesday, Isaac made landfall in far southeastern Louisiana in Plaquemines Parish at 6:45 pm local time. The hurricane struck nearly seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans…