23.06.11.Bolee 8000 residents of the U.S. state of Kentucky were left without electricity due to the storm, collapsed on Wednesday night. ITAR-TASS news agency reported citing local media.
Catastrophe, damaged the building racetrack "Churchill Downs", home of the one of the biggest races of the country, "Kentucky Derby" and the campus of the University of Louisville.
According to local authorities, victims and victims of the storm there. Two motorists were trapped in their cars because of the elevated levels of water, but they were rescued by firefighters came to the rescue.
Earlier, heavy rain and gale-force winds struck the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan. Tuesday night left without electricity more than 300 thousand people in Chicago and its suburbs.
Bad weather turned serious problems in air communication USA. Due to heavy rain and thunderstorms in the Chicago area were canceled hundreds of flights. According to weather forecasts, in the near future in the Middle West of the country remains a possibility of formation of new cyclones, including hurricanes and tornadoes.