As a result of tornadoes in the central United States, at last count, killed at least 13 people, reports on Wednesday channel NBC.
We have previously reported one killed.
The greatest number of lives claimed element in the town of Harrisburg (Illinois). Here tornado victims were 10 people, dozens of homes destroyed. Three more people were killed in Missouri, where the storm hit the parking house trailers, RIA "Novosti".
Forecasters warn that Wednesday night storms and possible tornadoes are expected in the Tennessee River Valley and in the southern spurs of the mountain range of the Appalachian Mountains.
In the U.S., eliminate the effects of a powerful tornado
In the U.S., eliminate the effects of a powerful tornado. 13 people were killed and about 100 injured. Suffered just three State: Illinois, Missouri and Kansas. Destroyed about 300 homes, on the roads — fallen trees, overturned cars and trucks. Damaged power lines in many areas there is no light.
In Kansas and Missouri introduced a state of emergency. Rescuers dismantled rubble in search of people. The storm began at night, so many people did not hear the warning sirens, according to TV "Russia 24".
At least 13 people were killed and over a hundred injured in the devastating tornado that struck last night at the American city Harrisburg (Illinois). According to the mayor of the city with a population of 10 thousand people, Eric Gregg, the speed of hurricane winds of over 100 kilometers per hour.
"Citizens of sleep and many do not have time to react to the sound of sirens signaled the approach of a storm," — Gregg said on the air "CNN en."
Personnel coming from the blast site, it can be concluded that the city was immense destruction. According to preliminary information, the element completely destroyed about 300 homes. Rescuing the Rescuers Harrisburg thrown forces from other parts of Illinois.
Damage was local hospital, designed only for 78 beds, as well as schools and churches. Currently, the city and surrounding areas remain without electricity. The state government promised to establish the power supply in the second half of the day. "If the evening it does not, perform rescue operations will be much more difficult," — said the mayor of Harrisburg.
Last night the strong winds hit to several states of the U.S. Midwest. Reports of occurrence of tornadoes were reported in dozens of cities. According to media reports, in Missouri, one person died, several injured, according to ITAR-TASS.