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Deadly Tornadoes in US
Devastating tornadoes and storms hit several US states demolishing homes, levelling buissnesses, and leaving dozens dead. Kentucky suffered the most - the death toll there could exceed 100, the governor said. US President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Kentucky.

Over 100,000 Americans Face Power Outages After Tornadoes Hit Central, Southern US

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - More than 100,000 people in the United States remain without electricity after multiple tornadoes and storms hit several US states, poweroutages.us web tracker reported.
As of Monday afternoon, more than 26,000 people have experienced outages in the US state of Kentucky, while more than 28,000 households reported having no electricity in the state of New York, the report said.
In addition, some 62,000 residents have reported problems with the supply of electricity in the states in Michigan and Ohio.
Tornado damage is seen after extreme weather hit the region December 12, 2021, in Mayfield, Kentucky. - Dozens of devastating tornadoes roared through five US states overnight, leaving more than 80 people dead on December 11, 2021 in what President Joe Biden said was one of the largest storm outbreaks in history. - Sputnik International, 1920, 13.12.2021
Deadly Tornadoes in US
How US Midwest is Weathering Aftermath of Devastating Tornadoes
Late on Friday and on Saturday, a series of tornadoes went through the central and southern United States, leaving behind a trail of destruction and casualties.
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said at least 64 people have been confirmed dead as a result of four tornadoes hitting his state and another 105 remain unaccounted for. Beshear also reported that recovery process may take a week or even longer.
Two tornado-related deaths have been reported in the state of Arkansas, four in Tennessee and two in Missouri. In Illinois, six people died in a partial collapse of an Amazon warehouse in the city of Edwardsville.
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