Monday, July 2, 2012

Intense Storms Called a "Derecho" Slam 700 Miles of the US

A tree toppled by severe storms sits atop a car in Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)


"A 'super derecho' of violent thunderstorms left a more than 700-mile trail of destruction across the Midwest and mid-Atlantic on Friday, cutting power to millions and killing thirteen people."


Source: Accuweather.com
Link: Intense Storms Called a "Derecho" Slam 700 Miles of the US

"Just this past Friday, 700 miles of the US were hit by a violent storm known as “Derecho.” Millions of households were left without access to electricity and 13 people lost their lives."

Source: Softpedia News
Link: US Cities Destroyed by Violent Storm [VIDEO]