The number of people who lost their lives due to hurricanes in the United States has reached 26, especially in cities and towns located in the South and West of the country.

It has been stated that in the storm, houses were destroyed and thousands of people were left homeless as well as causing damage in the states of Arkansas, Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana, Alabama and Mississippi all recorded deaths.

More than 50 early tornado reports were recorded Friday in seven states, including in Arkansas, where a tornado killed five people, four in the small town of Wynne and another in North Little Rock, local officials said.

Three people were killed in Indiana overnight and that there was damage to homes by the volunteer fire department near Sullivan, a city about 95 miles southwest of Indianapolis, State Police Sgt.

Matt Ames said.

More than 34,000 people in the state were without power Saturday afternoon, according to the tracking website