One person was killed after a tornado struck Delaware; Severe weather lashes the Northeast

Hurricane warnings were issued for several counties in New Jersey

Hurricane warnings were issued for several counties in New Jersey


At least one person was killed when a tornado hit Delaware on Saturday night, officials said, in part of a Massive storm system That already produced several deadly tornadoes in the Midwest and South on Friday.

The Sussex County government reports that a weather-related death occurred when a suspected tornado caused the collapse of a building near the town of Greenwood, Delaware. Sussex County also posted a cell phone video of a file funnel cloud Move around the area around 6pm local time.

Greenwood is located about 25 miles south of Dover.

Bethany Debussy, a town manager in nearby Bridgeville, Delaware, told CBS News in an email that there have been multiple reports of car accidents and entrapment, downed power lines and gas leaks. Debussy could not confirm whether there were any injuries.

One person was killed after a tornado struck Delaware, as severe weather battered the Northeast
Storm damage in Bridgeville, Delaware, after a suspected tornado struck the area. April 1, 2023.

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The National Weather Service has it issued A severe thunderstorm Saturday night affected parts of New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York, including New York City.

Meanwhile, in the Midwest and South, at least 22 deaths have been blamed on the same storm system, which has caused many tornadoes. The deaths have been reported in seven states, according to the latest numbers compiled by CBS News on Saturday, including Illinois, Tennessee, Arkansas, Indiana, Alabama, Illinois, Ohio and Mississippi.

During a heavy metal concert on Friday night, A.J The stage roof collapsed During a tornado in Belvidere, Illinois, it killed a 50-year-old man and injured about 40 others.

Earlier Friday, President Biden toured the damage from last week’s tornado that left at least 21 people dead in Mississippi.

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