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Powerful destructive tornado swept across North Texas

Marina Bogdanova
21.10.2019

This happened on the night of Monday, October 21. Dallas and its environs suffered the most, where the harsh nature dealt a major blow. According to preliminary information, at least six people suffered from the storm, they were hospitalized. Deaths have not yet been reported. On the eve of Sunday, October 20, residents of Dallas County were warned about the need to immediately hide from the elements and, most likely, people followed the advice.

Tornado

Tornado caused significant damage to homes, enterprises, parks. About 130 thousand people were left without light in the state.

According to CBS 11 Chief Meteorologist Scott Pagett, wind speed during a storm could reach or exceed 111 mph

There are numerous reports of damage along the Interstate-635 in northern Dallas, where many homes have been destroyed and cars have been twisted.

Hurricane wind

Hurricane wind tore roofs from houses, turned cars over and uprooted or broke trees.

Dozens of flights were canceled at Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport. The storm also affected the cities of Richardson and Midlothian in northern Texas, where school classes were temporarily canceled due to power outages.

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said a city has opened an asylum at the Bachman Recreation Center, where the Red Cross works to help the victims.

The Dallas Police Department and Dallas Fire Department was assessed damaged facilities overnight. Officers also went door-to-door in some areas to check residents to find out information about the total damage.

victims

The Dallas Fire Rescue Service tweeted that one of their stations was badly damaged, but no one was hurt inside.

Emergency teams are working to restore electricity supply, school districts are deciding on the possible cancellation of classes in educational institutions.

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