Powerful storms that swept across the southern U.S. caused death to at least five people, including three children; as authorities reported. On Saturday afternoon two children, ages 8 and 3, died when a tree fell on a car trapping them inside in Texas.
A 13-year-old boy drowned in a drainage area in West Monroe, Louisiana, officials believe was a weather-related incident. Several streets were closed in the city of around 13,000 and a flood warning had been issued for the area according to officials’ statement.
The fourth person died in the storms was a woman near the community of Weches in Houston County, Texas; according to the information shared by the sheriff’s office. According to volunteer fire coordinator Terry Tucker, over the weekend in Monroe County, Mississippi, an 80-year-old man passed away in a weather-related incident.
Except for these deaths numerous people have been injured and a lot of property damage took place as at least 15 Tornados touch down from Texas to Alabama.