Tornadoes swept across the Midwest, there are victims

Several powerful tornado struck on Sunday at the states of the Midwest United States, was killed at least one person, said on Monday the Associated Press.

The highest level of the disaster were Minnesota and Missouri.

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, one person died, another 29 residents were injured.

In addition, reports of the victims came from the city of Joplin, Missouri, where a tornado destroyed the hospital. Now the number of deaths confirmed. Connection with the city is difficult because of failure of telecommunications.

The verse also caused considerable damage to the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin, where wind gusts tore roofs of some houses.

Warning of impending tornado government released several other states — from Texas to Michigan in the south not north.

Earlier on Saturday, a powerful storm, followed by a tornado struck the east of Kansas. As a result, one person was killed and about 20 houses were destroyed. In the affected area as hail. According to witnesses, some ice particles with sizes reaching baseball.

Tornado destroyed 200 homes in Kansas

In the U.S. state of Kansas tornado caused the death of one person. Five more injured.

It happened in the town of Reading, where a whirlwind destroyed — completely or partially — about two hundred houses, said "Russia-24".

While rescue teams working there, forecasters warn that tornadoes will bring more trouble, not only in this state, but in Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Meanwhile, another vortex was observed in neighboring Kansas, Oklahoma. He walked away from populated areas.

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Source: RIA "Novosti".

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