A girl holding her cat is about to leave by bus, Galveston, Texas, September 21, 2005. US national hurricane research center said on that day that Hurricane Rita has reached Category 5, which is of the highest degree of danger. 1.3 million people in Texas and Louisiana have started evacuation.
Queuing cars head for Houston from Galveston, Texas, September 21, 2005.
Two men are fixing their house in Galveston, Texas before the hurricane arrives, September 21, 2005.