22 deaths from America
- The worst effect was in Alabama’s Lee County, where 8 people died in the storm
- 15 buildings including an apartment collapsed in the Talbot area of Georgia
Washington. 22 people died in Tornado (cyclone) in Alabama province of America Sheriff J. Jones of Lee County confirmed deaths. Seriously many injured have been admitted to the hospital. There is also the news of the disappearance of many people. Winds blowing at 266 km per hour due to the storm. 5 thousand people are living without power.
Storm hit catastrophe
- The biggest impact of the storm was on Lee County. According to Sheriff J. Jones, the hurricane damaged many homes. The width of the storm was 500 meters and it spread to several kilometers on the ground. Many trees collapsed due to the storm and the debris came to the streets. The number of dead can increase.
- The Bermingham-based National Weather Service (NWS) has issued warnings in several areas including the Lee County. In Alabama and Georgia, several tornadoes hit the ground on Sunday. People have been asked not to leave the house and to stay in the lower part of the building.
- According to the NWS – many tornadoes collide in the area. The first storm that hit Lee County, its speed was EF-3 and it was 500 meters wide. The speed of the wind is measured with the EF scale. The speed of air in EF-3 is 218 to 266 km per hour.
- There are many employees engaged in debris of destroyed houses. Many agencies are busy looking for missing people. The Governor of Alabama, the Ivy, had imposed emergency in the state last month due to bad weather and frequent storms. Emergency deadline has been extended.
- The Governor tweeted, “The people killed due to the tornado are my sympathies with the families, I pray for them because of the storm that has a bad effect on their business.”
- Many people gathered in Alabama’s Selma. All these were doing a program in memory of the incident of Civil Rights March 1965. Many people were injured due to the storm. In the Talbotan area of Georgia, 15 buildings including an apartment were destroyed due to the storm. Six people were injured in this.
- Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said that I did not see such devastation in my life. This is a serious situation. Apple CEO Tim Cook was born in Alabama’s mobile. On the devastation caused by the storm, he said that Lee County was very close to my heart.