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Weekend ReadsMultiple deaths, dozens hurt as tornadoes strike U.S.

02:05  15 april  2019
02:05  15 april  2019 Source:   theweathernetwork.com

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Dozens of other people have been injured by the storms, which have sparked numerous tornado reports. KTRE says as many as 40 may have been hurt , though as of Saturday evening, the storms were still ongoing, pushing across Louisiana into Mississippi and Alabama. Several homes in multiple

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Communities are reeling across the U.S. South after a major severe weather outbreak, including numerous tornado reports, that have left several people dead.

Among the dead are two children, aged 3 and 8, who were crushed when a tree fell on the vehicle they were travelling in. In Mississippi's Monroe County, one person died overnight after a tornado strike, according to ABC News. In Louisiana, a 13-year-old boy drowned in a drainage basin, with officials telling CNN the death is considered storm-related.

The severe storms were wide-ranging, including 18 tornado reports ranging from east Texas through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. In the storms' wake were numerous damaged or destroyed homes, and dozens of people hospitalized.

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The death toll in the United States continues to rise from a storm system that for three days has produced tornadoes and heavy rains across several central and southern states. More than 30 people have been killed in the worst pattern of storms to hit the country in more than two decades.

Powerful tornados tearing across the southern and south -western United States have killed at least 10 people Arkansas: Powerful tornadoes killed at least 17 people as they flipped cars, ripped up homes and uprooted trees Dozens of homes were also reported destroyed in nearby Kansas, though state

At least 25 people were hospitalized after one tornado struck a historic site while an event was ongoing. One Texas community, Alto, saw two tornadoes within 90 minutes, and the roof of a school gym in the town was ripped off, according to the Weather Channel.

The severe weather risk has moved eastward into the Ohio and Tennessee valleys for Sunday, with a second day of elevated tornado risk as well. Almost 100 million people live in the zone identified by forecasters as at enhanced or slight risk of severe weather, and severe storms had already sparked by the early morning hours Sunday.

Below is a collection of images from the tornado-hit areas so far. Check back for updates.

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