At least 100 feared dead after powerful tornadoes hit Kentucky

Irish Times | Dec 12, 2021 at 1:00 AM
  • Kentucky residents, many without power, gas or even a roof over their heads, woke on Sunday to a landscape scarred by a string of powerful tornadoes that officials fear killed at least 100 people while obliterating homes, businesses and anything else in their way.
  • At least 100 people were believed to have been killed in Kentucky alone after the tornadoes tore through the US Midwest and South on Friday night.
  • The night of the storm, he tied himself, his wife, his two grandchildren, aged 14 and 12, their two Chihuahuas and a cat to a drainpipe in their basement using a flagpole rope and waited for it to be over.