New tornadoes in the United States

New tornadoes in the United States

Categories: Catastrophes

In the South and mid-West of America continues deadly spring – the new tornado continues to tear apart now the States of Missouri and Minnesota. The death toll in Joplin, Missouri, close to one hundred, and that's not all. About 30% of the city destroyed. In Minneapolis due to a tornado killed one person, schools were closed and a curfew imposed. The death toll from tornadoes this year is already close to 445 – this has not happened since 1953.

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New tornadoes in the United States

New tornadoes in the United States

1. Residents of Joplin, Missouri, begin to clean up the rubble of houses after a new tornado may 22. The tornado left a strip of devastation 1.5 km wide and 6.5 km long, destroying in its path homes and businesses. (Mike Gullett/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

2. Storm cloud approaching destroyed by a tornado in Joplin. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

3. Chu Wang just saw what has become of her house after a tornado in Northern Minneapolis. As a result of rampant disaster killed one person and another 29 were wounded. (Jerry Holt/The Star Tribune/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

4. Rescuers are waiting for doctors after the body was found in a damaged car tornado in Joplin. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

5. Rescuers searching for bodies and survivors at the hospital of Saint John in Joplin. The hospital was damaged by a tornado that destroyed about 30% of the city. (Adam Wisneski/Tulsa World/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

6. Lynn Mosley steps over fallen power lines in North Minneapolis. Tornado walked from the suburban town of St. Louis Park, where he destroyed an apartment building and two businesses, tore roofs off houses, felled huge trees and poles of power lines. (Jerry Holt/The Star Tribune/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

7. Donald and Helen Capps in the temporary shelter the red cross at the University of Missouri in Joplin. An elderly couple lost their home as a result of the tornado. (Mark Schiefelbein/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

8. Emergency service destroyed by a tornado in the Joplin district, close to regional medical center. (Mark Schiefelbein/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

9. Damaged cars on each other in the Parking lot of the medical center in Joplin. (Mark Schiefelbein/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

10. A lifeguard with a girl in Joplin after the tornado. (Roger Nomer/The Joplin Globe/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

11. Residents of Joplin street 26th Street after a tornado. (Mike Gullett/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

12. Rescuers searching for survivors or victims of the tornado in the wreckage of the supermarket "Walmart". (Charlie Riedel/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

13. The rescuer amid the ruins of the supermarket "Walmart". (Charlie Riedel/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

14. Andrew Hubbard helps his father Dwayne Riley of North Minneapolis. Son helped him hide in the basement when the storm broke. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/The Star Tribune/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

15. Residents of the Northern district of Minneapolis in the wreckage. (Marlin Levison/The Star Tribune/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

16. House in ruins after a tornado in Minneapolis. (David Brewster/The Star Tribune/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

17. A piece of wood in the bumper of a car after a tornado in Minneapolis, in which one person died and another 18 were injured. (Craig Lassig/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

18. 13-year-old MEA Miller at their home, which during a tornado dropped a tree. (Marlin Levison/The Star Tribune/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

19. Takesha Davis (left) calls the family to say that they were all right. Standing next to her 10-year-old daughter Sinsir Davis with a dog named Dad. (Marlin Levison/The Star Tribune/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

20. Rachel Hurst collects things survived from the destroyed tornado garage in Minneapolis. (Marlin Levison/The Star Tribune/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

21. 89-year-old don Atteberry climbing over a railing of his dilapidated house tornado. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

22. 17-year-old candice Kell found a notebook on the psychology in his grandmother's house in Joplin after the tornado. (Adam Wisneski/Tulsa World/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

23. Storm clouds over a farm near Lamar, Missouri, at sunset. Earlier, the storm gave rise to the strongest tornado that destroyed most of the city of Joplin. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

New tornadoes in the United States

24. Maggie Kelly's husband and Three Adams and dog Saint, which they found in the wreckage of a house in Joplin. And Maggie and Trey once made it through hurricane Katrina. (Adam Wisneski/Tulsa World/AP)

Keywords: USA | Tornado

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