Several hurricanes wreaked havoc in the Midwestern United States on Friday evening (local time). Rescue teams are trying to assess the damage caused by the collapse of several buildings. There would have been at least one fatality. That the local media writes.
Proof: CNN, The New York Times, Washington Post
A powerful hurricane moving across the United States on Friday night created 19 hurricanes in five states. The states of Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky and Illinois were affected, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. CNN writes. More than 55 million people would have been at risk as a result on Friday. As of Saturday morning, at least 157,000 homes were without electricity.
The powerful storm would have already killed at least one life. In the state of Arkansas, there were initial reports of two deaths, but it was again contradictory. There, in the town of Monette, a maintenance house was attacked, causing part of the building to collapse. At least one person was killed and several others were injured. Other buildings in Monet were also badly damaged by the hurricane.
In the state of Illinois, the roof of the Amazon online store warehouse fell down. According to the Andhra News Agency, several people were injured, but it is not clear how many people were in the building at the moment.
The Governor of the State of Kentucky decided to declare a state of emergency on Friday evening. Police have already warned the victims. “Although no casualties have been confirmed at this time, deaths are expected,” they wrote on Twitter on Friday evening.