A Tornado has killed in the southern U.S. state of Alabama at least 14 people. Sheriff Jay Jones said on Sunday the United States media, so far, 14 Deaths were confirmed including several children. Several other people were injured, some seriously.
'm Currently looking for is still Missing. The Tornado is in the district of Lee "catastrophic" damage, said the Sheriff. The trail of destruction was about 400 meters wide and several kilometers long.
media speak of several tornadoes
During the Sheriff in a CBS released a Video of a Tornado of language, reported by some US media that there had been several tornadoes. In addition to Alabama, and areas had been taken in neighboring Georgia of the tornadoes.
More tornado damage footage out of Smiths Station, Alabama. (https://t.co/rxglsOaFYm) pic.twitter.com/Q4P6q4Q0xo— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) 3. March 2019
Particularly hard hit, thus the municipality of Beauregard, the cyclones caused severe damage. The civil protection of Lee County had issued a warning against dangerous tornadoes, and obliged the inhabitants of the area of extreme caution. But, apparently, not been made sufficient arrangements.
Covered houses, uprooted trees
footage from the scene showed covered houses, uprooted trees and blocked roads with emergency vehicles. The exact extent of the destruction was initially unclear.
Radar and video records showed something that looked like a large Tornado, said meteorologist Meredith Wyatt of the National weather service. He crossed the area to Beauregard shortly after 14 o'clock.
in Florida, trees fell in a result of a tornado. The traffic in the North-West of the Federal state was affected. (chk/sda)
Created: 04.03.2019, 02:43 PM