Atlanta-a powerful system of storms that moved through southern United States caused the death of eight-year-old in Florida and brought tornadoes to the Carolinas and Virginia.Un tree fell on a House Friday in Woodville, Florida, to the South of Tallahassee where it caused the death of the child, as well as injuring a 12-year-old boy, according to the office of sheriff of the County of Leon.La Office said in a statement that the girl died in a hospital and that the boy suffered injuries not putting at risk his life. The names of the two were not given to know at the moment. The deaths the previous day of three people in Mississippi and a woman in Alabama were attributed to the same storm system.
Potential for widespread damaging winds and some tornadoes today across parts of the Southeast and Mid Atlantic regions. Tornado Watches have been issued for parts of Georgia, South and North Carolina, and southwestern Virginia. pic.twitter.com/MTGRpt8VLV – NWS Eastern Region (@NWSEastern)
April 19, 2019
The storms represented a danger to the East side, where authorities issued warnings of tornado to parts of Northeast Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia, where reported four suspected tornado Friday night.
The tornadoes took place in Reston, Fredericks Hall, Barham and Forksville. Several homes and small structures were damaged, but he was not immediately reported that there were wounded. The center of storms forecast, at the national level, said that 9.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia faced a slight risk of bad weather. The region covered the Charlotte metropolitan area, in Carolina in the Norte.Lluvias torrential, heavy freezers and some tornadoes were counted among the dangers, said the national meteorological service in Raleigh, N.c. the Norte.Las radar readings They seemed to show that a tornado had formed in Franklin County, West Virginia, and South of Roanoke, although damages not had been valued, said expert Phil Hysell, national service of Meteorologia.en South Carolina, authorities They urged motorists to avoid part of the Interstate 26, the main artery from the North of the State through Columbia and Charleston, because fallen trees had left the road peppered with debris. In Georgia, the storm system knocked down trees, caused flooding and left without electricity to tens of thousands of inhabitants.
A tree fell on an apartment complex in a suburb of Atlanta, but only one person suffered minor injuries and was cared for in the place, said the spokesman for firefighters in Gwinnett County, Captain Rommy Rutledge, the Atlanta newspaper Jornal-Constitution.En of Forsyth County, northeast of Atlanta, three firefighters suffered minor injuries after tipping his vehicle in the middle of a downpour and gusts of wind, reported the newspaper the head of fire, Jason and Shivers.Mientras, hundreds of people they cleared part of a city in the center of Mississippi, which was heavily hit by a tornado on Thursday.
Volunteers and residents swarmed the north side of Morton, where the national weather service said a tornado with winds of up to 212 km/h (132 mph) hit a neighborhood. More than 20 homes were severely damaged or destroyed. The village of 3,500 people is about 48 kilometers (30 miles) East of Jackson.
When he stopped, not was nothing,»said Sharon Currie, resident of Morton, to the television station WAPT-TV.» I thought: ‘ Idios mine! » IMI House went!’.
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