On Monday, tornadoes, torrential rains and thunderstorms will move to the North.
As a result of powerful storms that hit the southeastern United States on Sunday and Monday, at least 18 people were killed.
The storms brought torrential rains and strong winds, as well as 34 tornadoes in the States of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee, destroying hundreds of homes and at least 860,000 people without power.
Dozens of people were hospitalized. The Tennessee city of Chattanooga and its surrounding area were particularly hard hit.
On Sunday night, warnings of flooding, tornadoes and severe thunderstorms were in effect in 10 States.
In Mississippi, 11 people were killed. “This is not how people would like to spend Easter,” said state Governor Tate Reeves.
“State authorities and emergency responders are working around the clock and will not stop until this is over,” Reeves said. – We are mobilizing all available resources to protect people and their property.”
On Monday, the storms will move north and hit the coastal Atlantic States. The national weather service warns of the threat of strong tornadoes, destructive winds, and flash floods.