Tag: Hurricane Rita 2005

  • Hurricane Rita: A Record-Breaking Force of Destruction in the Gulf of Mexico

    Hurricane Rita: A Record-Breaking Force of Destruction in the Gulf of Mexico

    Hurricane Rita, a formidable tropical cyclone, made its mark as the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico and the fourth-most intense Atlantic hurricane in history. As part of the historic 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, which witnessed three of the top ten most intense Atlantic hurricanes, Rita emerged as the seventeenth…