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Florida ravaged by tornado

February 3 2007
08:31

That night, the central part of the southern U.S. state of Florida in ruins - here came a great wind, accompanied by thunderstorms and tornadoes. Killed dozens of people - at last count, the list of victims for 19 names.

The wind was so strong that even overturned trucks. As a result of the disaster damaged or destroyed over 500 homes, buildings and churches. The destruction of power lines more than 30 thousand people were left without electricity.

In four districts of the state of emergency was declared. It is reported that the hurricane has not affected the service launch site at Cape Canaveral and walked away from the main resorts in the Orlando area - the world-famous amusement park «Disney World» also did not hurt, reports Reuters.

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