"Any death that is determined by the . Hurricane Rita's death toll remains uncertain because there's no central authority responsible for defining and counting "hurricane-related deaths." Hurricane Gustav was a disastrous storm that hit the coast of Louisiana in 2008. He's headed to the Ohio Valley, where he's … Hurricane Katrina, tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in August 2005, breaching levees and causing widespread damage and deaths. Hurricane Gustav formed off the coast of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea on August 25, 2008. Ultimately, the storm caused more than $160 billion in damage, and it reduced the population of New Orleans by … Hurricane Season 2008: Gustav (Atlantic Ocean) Sept. 4, 2008 Lower Mississippi Valley Finally Waves Goodbye to Gustav Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project > Watch movie Gustav doesn't know when to quit, but on Thursday, Sept. 4, the residents of the lower Mississippi Valley are happy to show him the door as he moves out of the region today. BATON ROUGE -- Hurricane Gustav is being blamed for 10 deaths in Louisiana, and the numbers could increase as coroners classify circumstances, state health chief Alan Levine said late Tuesday. .coroner to have been caused as a result of Hurricane Gustav will be counted as a storm-related death,'' Cataldie said. Gustav caused damage and casualties in Haiti, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and more. . It’s estimated that damages caused by … Starting as a tropical depression, it built in intensity quite rapidly to become a Category 1 strength hurricane on August 26, just as it approached Hispaniola. The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas will be "staggering", the country's government has warned as aid efforts are being stepped up. No deaths were reported Saturday. It caused billions in damage and significant loss of life. For …