A tornado hit Little Rock, devastating residential areas.


[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] From March 31 to April 1 local time, several states in the Midwest and South of the United States were hit by tornadoes and severe storms, causing at least 21 deaths and nearly 100 injuries.

According to comprehensive foreign media reports, there were reports of tornado sightings in at least 7 states in the United States on March 31, and the number reached more than 50. Severe storms and tornadoes hit the central United States from Texas to the Great Lakes.

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Arkansas Governor Scott (Frank Scott Jr.) said on the 1st that a total of 5 people died in Arkansas and more than 10 tornadoes occurred. At least 2,600 buildings in (Little Rock), the state capital, were affected. All buildings were razed to the ground.

At least 50 people were hospitalized with injuries in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

Located in Belvidere (Belvidere) in northern Illinois, the local Apollo Theater was holding an orchestra performance on the evening of March 31, but a strong storm hit, bringing strong winds, heavy rain and hail, causing the roof of the theater to collapse. One person died and 40 were injured.

Three people were also killed when a home collapsed in Crawford County, Illinois.

Other states were also hit by tornadoes and severe storms, and recorded casualties, including 3 deaths in Indiana, 1 death and 5 injuries in Alabama, 7 deaths in Tennessee, and 1 death and 4 injuries in Mississippi.

Five people were killed in Arkansas as a tornado hit Little Rock, the state capital.


The Apollo Theater in Belvidere, Illinois, was hit by a severe storm that caused the roof to collapse, killing one person and injuring 40 others.

(Associated Press)