Since the beginning of this year in the United States were victims of multiple tornadoes 523.
This is the largest number of victims of tornadoes in the last 75 years. In 1936, from a tornado, according to official statistics, 552 amerikantsa.S died earlier this year in the United States have fallen more than one thousand tornadoes, one third of which occurred in April, when a formed in various cities and states tornadoes killed more than 360 people .
The most destructive in the past 60 years was a tornado that swept through the city on May 22 Joplin (Missouri). Wind speed at the center of the vortex reached nearly 320 miles per hour. Injured more than 900 people. Tornado destroyed a third of the city, completely destroying two thousand buildings and damaged another eight thousand buildings.
Authorities are still searching for the missing, and the death toll is increasing — only this week in hospital from injuries sustained during a tornado, four people died. To date, the number of victims of the tornado in Joplin is 138 chelovek.Samym deadliest tornado in the U.S. was in 1925, which killed 794 people, reports ITAR-TASS.