Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Storms, Tornadoes Kill 14 More In Midwest Today (So Far)

May 25, 2011 - The violent spring continues: Reuters reports this afternoon that the death toll from "a monster tornado that savaged Joplin, Missouri, rose to 125 on Wednesday and tornadoes overnight in nearby states caused at least 14 more deaths." More about tornadoes at Reuters... Video below In Joplin, families, neighbors and emergency response personnel continue to search through the rubble of devastation today in the hope of finding nearly 1,500 people listed as missing since a tornado killed 125 residents there. "Emergency teams were also doing a fourth painstaking sweep," reported The Province today, "through the devastated homes of Joplin, buoyed after two survivors were found alive Tuesday after almost 48 hours trapped in the wreckage."