Tornadoes in Tennessee have destroyed dozens of homes, killed 19 people (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Tornado in Tennessee has destroyed dozens of homes, killed 9 people Tornados in Tennessee has destroyed dozens of homes, killed 9 people
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In the southern part of the United States declared a storm warning. The elements already struck the Tennessee. There raged a tornado that destroyed dozens and damaged hundreds of houses in four districts. Without power supply there were 22.5 thousand clients.

According to local emergency services, four people died in Putnam County, two in Nashville, two in Wilson County and another in Benton County, said the Agency “Interfax”.

it became known Later that the number of victims in four districts increased to 19, according to The Weather Channel.

the Serious damage inflicted on the state capital city of Nashville, which is the administrative center for Davidson County. Here destroyed almost 50 buildings. Having problems with electricity supply. Overnight (local time), according to mayor John Cooper rescuers received 400 calls, medical assistance 156 residents, reports the TV station WTVF.

Primary elections (primaries) in some areas of Tennessee will begin on Tuesday an hour late due to the effects of a tornado that struck the city of Nashville and its suburbs, leads TASS words of the Deputy Governor of the state Tre Hargett.

He said that the two polling stations organized in schools, forced to close. Power to report breaches of telephone and recommend to the voters to maintain contact on social networks.

Information about the consequences of the tornado specified. In the affected areas in search of victims rescue workers inspect the ruins of houses.

In 2020 the victims of the tornado in the US have at least 27 people. To date, according to the Center for prediction of storms National weather service (SPC), there were 8 deaths: 1 in Texas (10 January), 3 in Louisiana (11 January) 4, Alabama (11 Jan and 6 Feb). For all of last year in the U.S. tornadoes claimed the lives of 41 people.

Sadly, the tornado damage in Nashville is only going to become profound as the sun comes up.

— Chris Conte (@chrisconte) March 3, 2020

Nashville has taken a direct hit from a tornado. Downtown is devastated @nc5

— Chris Conte (@chrisconte) March 3, 2020