Hurricane kills seven in US south

Powerful storms and tornadoes have killed at least seven people in the southern United States. Six people are known to have died in Selma, Alabama. Another person died in Georgia when a tree fell on a car.

About it writes Associated Press.

In Otauga County, Alabama, a tornado damaged 40 homes. Several mobile homes took to the air, at least 12 people were injured. In Georgia, a hurricane knocked a freight train off the rails.

According to, on the evening of January 12, about 40,000 consumers were left without electricity in Alabama. In Georgia, about 86 thousand subscribers are de-energized.

Georgia Governor Brian Porter Camp announced state of emergency. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey also declared a state of emergency in six counties. CNN.

Recall that Hurricane Fiona left without electricity Puerto Ricoled to catastrophic floods and landslides on the island, and then spread towards the Dominican Republic.

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