At least 5 dead as ‘abnormal’ hurricane-force winds batter US

Published Dec 16 2021 at 10:56 PM GMT
  • At least five people died as a powerful and extremely unusual storm system swept across the Great Plains and Midwest amid unseasonably warm temperatures, spawning hurricane-force winds and possible tornadoes in Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota.
  • In southeastern Minnesota, Olmsted County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Lee Rossman said a 65-year-old man was killed Wednesday night when a 40-foot (12-metre) tree blew onto him outside his home.
  • In southwestern Kansas, blinding dust kicked up by the storms Wednesday….



  • Published Dec 16, 2021 10:56 PM GMT