Tornado destroyed the city of Springfield

Tornadoes in the United States claimed the lives of at least four other people. This time the target was the element of Massachusetts.

New tornadoes devastated the American city on Wednesday night. "It is particularly strong blow came in Springfield" — quoted Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick RIA Novosti. In Springfield tornado uprooting of trees, dozens of homes were damaged. Tens of thousands of people were without electricity. Most affected 19 settlements, including Oxford, Charlton and Palmer.

Currently known about the four dead, accurate data on injuries have been reported yet. One person was killed in Springfield, two — in Westfield, and one — in Brimfilde.

Massachusetts Governor organized search parties to help the victims in the rubble of houses. For these purposes, were mobilized around a thousand military and rescue teams with specially trained dogs. The state of emergency was declared. There is still the threat of a new tornado. Disaster can also descend in Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine.

June 1 is the date of the official start of the hurricane season. In this regard, at the White House with a group of advisors, meteorologists and experts in emergency meeting held by U.S. President Barack Obama.

Recall that after the terrible destruction caused by tornadoes in Missouri, the U.S. leader called on the citizens to support the disaster victims by making at least five or ten dollars to help those in need. Tornado in Joplin alone, then took the lives of 139 people.


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