Sudden tornadoes in the south of the USA took the lives of 32 people and de-energized more than a million homes
The tornadoes that raged from Sunday to Monday left massive destruction in eight states. According to the victims and the authorities, large sections of the electricity network were damaged, hundreds of houses were demolished from their foundations. According to rescue reports, 32 people who were on the path of the tornado died.
A few photos of the EF3 Tornado that touchdown and destroyed the area of East Brainerd Road. pic.twitter.com/QwPCmZ24ht— HamCoTNES (@HamCoTNES) April 13, 2020
It is reported that natural disasters started in Texas and swept with devastating force through Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Carolina and went down in Tennessee.
Over 1 million homes, factories, and other buildings were de-energized indefinitely.
“By the grace of God, early reports show only a few minor injuries. Pray for our city! Many neighbors & friends suffered catastrophic damage. We are hurting; but not broken. Times like this remind us WE ARE STRONGER TOGETHER! Together we we will rebuild.“ - Mayor Jamie Mayo pic.twitter.com/sByzavTiTg— City of Monroe, LA (@CityofMonroe) April 12, 2020
According to The Weather Channel, South Carolina’s rescuers took nine dead in different parts of the state from the wreckage, several more were injured in varying degrees of severity. The state authorities are still calculating material losses caused by a natural disaster.
"In Nixville and Estill, we’re looking at serious devastation in those areas," Hampton County Council Chairman Clay Bishop told the Post and Courier. "There’s numerous houses destroyed.»
Significant damage to aircraft/hanger at the the Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro.— JoeyLive5 (@JoeySovine) April 13, 2020
????: Richard Shealy pic.twitter.com/oXkZJ8zWtm
In Georgia, more than 20 people were injured and seven dead. At the moment, search and rescue operations are still underway, perhaps the number of victims will increase.