About 30 tornadoes passed through six states on Friday and Saturday – Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee. The state was hardest hit by the disaster Kentucky.

governor Andy Bashir He stressed that the mass destruction in Kentucky makes rescue operations difficult.

“There are cities here that don’t exist anymore,” he said. He reiterated that in Kentucky alone, at least 80 people died and that “This number may exceed a hundred“.

According to preliminary data from six states At least 93 people died in the tornadoes.

Dean CriswellThe head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency told CNN that the rescue operation is continuing and there is hope of finding survivors under the rubble after the hurricanes pass.

– The US President said on Saturday – We may have witnessed one of the largest hurricane strikes in our history Joe Biden.

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