Heavy storms passed through Minnesota and Wisconsin in the United States. The element uprooted trees and knocked over power lines. A four-year-old girl is dead, wounded by a branch.
After the storms that hit Minnesota and Wisconsin last Friday night, tens of thousands of consumers were left without electricity on Friday night, local time. The priority now is to remove the failure as quickly as possible and restore the electricity supply.
The storms were accompanied by gusts of winds reaching speeds of nearly 100 kilometers per hour.
The child is dead, buildings and cars are damaged
In Minnesota, in the city of Mankato, a branch fell on a tent that contained a four-year-old girl. With serious injuries, she was taken to hospital, where she died.
In Minneapolis, on the other hand, there was damage to the cemetery, where uprooted trees fell onto the tombstones.
In Hudson, Wisconsin, fragments of a damaged roof broke windows in a library.
Houses and cars were also damaged.
State authorities have canceled classes at many schools in the area where the devastation is most severe. On-line activities were organized for students.
The National Weather Service said there were two tornadoes in Minnesota. One occurred in Burnsville, near State Highway 13, and the other in Apple Valley, near State Highway 77. Previously, warnings were issued.
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