CNN: US tornado leaves 450,000 without power in 10 states
Hundreds of thousands of people in ten US states were left without electricity as a result of a powerful tornado. This was reported by CNN with reference to the information center, which monitors emergency situations in the energy sector of a foreign country.
According to the source, more than 450,000 households and industrial buildings were left without electricity. The state of Indiana had the hardest time, where more than 100,000 consumers were left without power due to a devastating tornado. In addition, 84,000 customers in Minnesota, about 60,000 customers in Ohio, and 55,000 customers each in Arkansas and Illinois lost power.
Five people died as a result of the disaster. In addition, a large number of infrastructure facilities, houses and cars suffered serious damage.
In March, it was reported that more than 50 tornadoes of varying intensity occurred in a number of states in the central United States – Illinois, Arkansas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Mississippi. So, on March 26, National Public Radio reported that at least 26 people died in Mississippi and Alabama due to a natural disaster. A day earlier, a tornado killed 23 people and injured dozens more in Mississippi.