June 10, 2023

Athens News

News in English from Greece

At least 23 people became victims of a devastating tornado in the US states of Mississippi and Alabama.

How informs euronews, wind gusts reached 113 km/h and destroyed power lines and buildings. In addition, hail the size of golf balls fell 96 kilometers northeast of the city of Jackson, where the worst damage was recorded.

Search and rescue operations continue in many areas, a large number of ambulances are involved to provide assistance to victims of the disaster. Nearly 17,000 households in Mississippi were left without power.

Such a powerful impact was last seen in 2021, when a devastating tornado swept over the state of Kentucky. Then about a hundred people died.

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