A Tornado has hit Dallas causing severe damage to home and business in the area along with leaving thousands of people without electricity. The officials have reported to foreign media that there are no serious injuries or death as for now but three people have been admitted to the hospital for some minor injuries. Dallas witnessed these severe storms tearing apart a lot of structures in the area on October 20. There was confirmation by radar that the tornado had hit the land near Love Field Airport after moving towards the northeast direction of the city. Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri witnessed massive damages while the Tornado moved northeast.
Various images have been circulating here and thereby the internet users showing the intensity of the Tornado. Many pictures showed a number of homes with their ceilings ripped apart and cars on the highway in a bad condition. A twitter user shared a picture of a church which is completely destroyed after the natural calamity. He wrote that there are many people who are still going inside to salvage even though it has become unsafe now while others are just crying. The user also posted a picture of another church which has totally changed due to the damages. Another user posted a video which showed destruction all over the place where it was shot. One more user posted a video where strong winds can be noticed along with lightening.
This is Iglesias Emanuela church. Completely destroyed. Many members are going inside to salvage, despite it being unsafe. Other members out here just sobbing. pic.twitter.com/tLq8w8jkKT— Sam Blum (@SamBlum3) October 21, 2019
Northway Church with severe damage. pic.twitter.com/B9fS56oHyb— Sam Blum (@SamBlum3) October 21, 2019
The thing to remember about the weather: you can be rich, you can be poor, but it hits us all the same. That’s why ignoring science on climate change is stupid no matter who you are or wear you live.— Kurt Eichenwald (@kurteichenwald) October 21, 2019
Dallas tonight: pic.twitter.com/JLdd5HuOoP
The Dallas Police Department and Dallas Fire-Rescue have been working towards examining the damages done to the buildings and other structures due to the tornado. Officer has reportedly been going to each door to keep a check on the safety of the residents. The Fire-Rescue Department tweeted a picture of one of their stations which got badly damaged. They confirmed that nobody was injured in the fire station damage.
@DallasFireRes_q #Station41 sustained significant damage during the last night's/this morning's storms. Thankfully no injuries to any of the firefighters inside. @CityOfDallas@DallasOEM @DallasPD pic.twitter.com/mc6KPPux8Y— DALLAS FIRE-RESCUE (@DallasFireRes_q) October 21, 2019
(With inputs from agencies)