Hurricanes are one of the scariest weather phenomenons because of their sheer level of possible destruction. In a summer of awful hurricanes, Hurricane Rita was one of the worst. Its effect on Florida was awful and lasting.
Immediately after Hurricane Rita, medical trucks were sent to assist people that had not evacuated prior to the storm. Other trucks were sent with ice, food and clothing. The storm hit the Florida Keys especially hard, which is one of Florida’s most touristy areas. Clean up from the devastation of the storm was extremely difficult and time consuming. This (more…)