Arkansas, Oklahoma tornadoes, move to Mississippi and Alabama caught on camera (Video)

By on Apr 16, 2011 in Natural Disasters, United States Comments

The powerful tornadoes that damaged some parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas on Thursday night has moved to Mississippi and Alabama the next morning, and was caught on camera, as shown in the video below.

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According to US news sites on Friday, April 15, 2011, at least two people were killed caused by the Oklahoma tornadoes ripped towns including Tushka, around 120 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.

The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management told reports that the extent of the damage is not yet known but told reports around two dozen residents have been injured, as houses and small buildings were badly hit.

In Arkansas, there are at least seven casualties including a six-year old boy from Bald Knob who was crushed by the tree as the deadly tornado wiped though the area and tress were knocked down.

The next morning, Friday, the deadly tornadoes moved to Mississippi as the up-close video below shows the tornado smashing the grounds of Jackson, and 14 counties have also been declared under State of Emergency.

In Clinton, also in Mississippi, the highway was completely shut down and cars and small trucks flipped over, as some of them being entangled in power lines.

Meanwhile, Alabama officials told reports that there was one casualty in Marengo County as of this writing, as state governor Robert Bentley have declared State of Emergency for all counties.

The devastating tornado also caused power outage in the Tuscaloosa County at around 4 p.m. on Friday (local time).

Destructive Jackson, MS Tornado!
Video Credit: TornadoVideosdotnet/YouTube

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