The death toll in tornadoes that hit 8 states of the USA increased to 26

National Meteorological Service; He noted that more than 57 tornado events were reported over a wide area covering 8 states from the previous night to yesterday morning, mainly Arkansas, Mississippi, Iowa, Tennessee, Illinois and Wisconsin.

Due to the tornadoes, a total of 26 people lost their lives, 9 in Tennessee, 5 in Arkansas, 3 in Indiana, 4 in Illinois, 3 people in Memphis, 2 of which were children, and one person each in Mississippi and Alabama.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee pointed out that the tornado and storm took place after the school shooting in Nashville last week, which killed 6 people, including 3 children, and stated that they had the worst week during their term as governor.

According to the “PowerOutage.US” website, which tracks power outages in the country, more than 150,000 homes and businesses are still without power in the storm-affected areas, including 115,000 in Pennsylvania and 37,000 in Virginia, as of this morning.

Authorities continue to work on damage assessment for loss of life and property caused by tornadoes and severe storms.

In the US states of Mississippi and Alabama, 26 people died in the tornadoes that occurred on March 25.

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