At Least 290 Killed During Storms and Tornadoes in US

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Storms and tornadoes striking the Southeastern United States have taken away the life of at least 290 people in six states and left countless numbers of people missing. According to officials, the worst-hit state is Alabama with the death toll up to 204 people, including 15 killed by a tornado that destroyed the city of Tuscaloosa. Other states including Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia and Virginia are also announced the emergency situation. At least 32 people have been killed in Mississippi, 11 in Georgia, 14 in Tennessee and eight in Virginia on Tuesday and Wednesday. The US National Weather Service said that the current storm would hit North and South Carolina before making its way further north-east. Storms have struck US for weeks and another major storm system will bring heavy rain in the forthcoming days.


According to the latest news from US this morning, at least 290 people have been killed during the super storm across the country

According to the latest news from US this morning, at least 290 people have been killed during the super storm across the country


Alabama Governor Robert Bentley said that the death toll is rising and a large number of people are still missing. Mr Bentley has mobilized 1.400 army soldiers to search for the victims and keep stability

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley said that the death toll is rising and a large number of people are still missing. Mr Bentley has mobilized 1,400 army soldiers to search for the victims and keep stability


Many victims were killed by falling trees while they were driving home. The local hospitals confirmed to receive hundreds of injured people.

Many victims were killed by falling trees while they were driving home. The local hospitals confirmed to receive hundreds of injured people.


The US National Weather Service also warned that bad weather will affect the northeast Dallas and many places in Arkansas

The US National Weather Service also warned that bad weather will affect the northeast Dallas and many places in Arkansas


In Alabama, as many as 204 people have been killed since April 27. It is the second deadliest storm happened in US since 1950.

In Alabama, as many as 204 people have been killed since April 27. It is the second deadliest storm in US since 1950.


US President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Alabama. He also said to provide aid to help the people of Alabama and all citizens affected by these storms.

US President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Alabama. He also said to provide aid to help the people of Alabama and all citizens affected by these storms.


In Louisiana, flood waters and strong winds damaged many school and hospital windows

In Louisiana, flood waters and strong winds damaged many school and hospital windows


Dozens of tornadoes stroke North Carolina on April 16, sweeping away the life of 21 people.

Dozens of tornadoes stroke North Carolina on April 16, sweeping away the life of 21 people.

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/04/29
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