Bad weather isn’t over with America; The fury will continue through the weekend as it moves, wreaking havoc in its path.
In its course, it destroyed many parts of the southern states: there were about fifty tornadoes, mainly in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Many citizens are in shock.
“It shook us and then threw us to the ground. Then I got closer and saw the extent of the damage. I couldn’t believe it happened in just eight seconds,” said one in English.
Three people were killed in Louisiana
A mother and her eight-year-old son were thrown from their home. The mother’s body was found under debris on the street, and her son’s body was found in a wooded area.
A 56-year-old woman also died.
Tens of thousands of people were left without electricity in the city of Gretna. The balance sheet is relatively happy, with only three injured on board.
Meanwhile, to the north, in South Dakota, nearly 60 centimeters of snow fell, closing several schools and 500 km of highway.
3,000 flights have been postponed and 150 have been cancelled. The blizzard affects more than 500,000 people.
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