Another weekend of severe bad weather in the south and mid-west of the United States, where violent tornadoes have caused considerable damage, 22 dead and dozens injured. According to the first analyzes they are 23 tornadoes that touched down this weekend, 4 of which were very intense. According to preliminary estimates, there were 4 very intense EF3 tornadoes, 6 EF2, 8 EF1 and 5 EF0.
wife took this from baptist hospital in LR #Tornado #littlerock #Arkansas pic.twitter.com/VqskSxjxGE
— Jesse Forrester (@Jwforr) March 31, 2023
The wave of bad weather hit several states between Friday 31st and Saturday 1st April. Four people died after that structural collapses of buildings affected by bad weather. More than 50 reports of tornadoes were received in 7 states on Friday alone. There were still 34,000 people without electricity on Saturday afternoon, according to monitoring website poweroutage.us.
Insane scenes from Keota Iowa earlier today. Two tornados were on the ground at the same time. Praying for those affected. @TorTarget @ReedTimmerAccu @ryanhallyall @spann pic.twitter.com/Jk6WmbXXWu
— Josh (@1Wjosh) March 31, 2023
At least 50 people are hospitalized in Pulaski County, Arkansas, where a tornado tore through the Little Rock area on Friday. Five more were hospitalized after a tornado touched down on Friday in Covington, Tennessee, according to a spokesperson for Baptist Memorial Health Care. The roads are impassable.
The intense storm system arrived within a week of equally tragic wave of bad weather that hit the southeastern United States killing 26 people.
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