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US, Dozens injured after massive tornadoes hit across southern Louisiana

US, Dozens injured after massive tornadoes hit across southern Louisiana

Violent tornadoes have ripped through New Orleans leaving hundreds of Louisiana homes destroyed and dozens of people injured. Heartbroken scenes devastation have emerged after seven parishes in the city, in the southern state of Louisiana, were hit by three massive twisters on Tuesday. Tornados also hit neighbourhoods had only just recovered after losing everything in […]

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Tornado rips through southern Mississippi, leaving 19 dead

Tornado rips through southern Mississippi, leaving 19 dead

A powerful weather system swept up the U.S. East Coast on Monday with pounding rain and high winds, potentially snarling travel for millions after tornados killed at least 19 people in Georgia and Mississippi over the weekend. Emergency management officials warned New York City residents to brace for winds of up to 70 mph (112 […]

January 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Record breaker Nyad attempts 48-hour swim in NYC

Record breaker Nyad attempts 48-hour swim in NYC

Oct 09. – Wearing a pink swim cap, Diana Nyad dove into the 40-yard (36.6-meter) pool set up in Herald Square and began doing laps shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Her aim is to raise money for people still struggling a year after Sandy. By 11 p.m. Tuesday (0300 GMT), Nyad had been in the […]

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