Tornado kills five in southern USA

Published on : Tuesday, January 3, 2017

us-tornadoFour people were believed to be killed at southeast Alabama in southern US, after tornado wrecked havoc on Monday, 2nd January, 2017.



The strong winds were accompanied by heavy downpour and hail. The spokeswoman for Houston County emergency management, Kris Ware informed that the four victims were killed at Rehobeth, near the city of Dothan. Another victim drowned in flood-water in Florida.



John Hart, the Storm Prediction Center meteorologist informed that the National Weather Service initially informed that a tornado hit the area.



On Monday, 2nd January, the National Weather Service issued six preliminary reports of tornadoes, which hit Mississippi and Alabama.



The heavy downpour caused flooding in several places, numerous trees in the quake-hit region also crashed on to the nearby buildings. According to the emergency officials, roof of houses were also damaged due to the tornadoes.



The Walton County Sheriff’s Office informed that in Florida’s DeFuniak Springs, a 70-year-old man drowned due to the flooding.



Because of powerful winds, in several states of US, spread across the Gulf of Mexico, travellers and residents had to endure series of power cuts.



In Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport, almost 40 incoming and outgoing flights had to be cancelled due to the storm.

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