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Amazon faces criticism over health and safety policies at tornado-hit warehouse

Amazon is facing questions over health and safety policies at a warehouse in the US state of Illinois after six workers died when the building was destroyed by a tornado.”This never would have happened if they cared about lives over productivity,” the sister of one of the victims commented on social media.The company says its […]

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Joe Biden declares tornadoes that ripped through US states a major federal disaster

US President Joe Biden declared a major federal disaster in Kentucky, releasing more aid to the hard-hit state, after a swarm of deadly tornadoes ripped across the country‚Äôs central region. Biden made the declaration late on Sunday, two days after authorities said more than 30 tornadoes tore across seven US states, leaving a trail of […]

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Amazon cargo driver died in bathroom sheltering from tornado with colleagues

Amazon cargo driver Austin J. McEwen, 26, was an only child who loved to listen to rapper Mac Miller and hunt with his friends.He died trying to shelter from a powerful tornado in the bathroom at an Amazon warehouse on Friday night, according to a coworker.McEwen was one of six workers identified by police on […]

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Kentucky tornado causes freight train derailment, 28 train cars damaged

A tornado caused the derailment of a CSX freight train on Friday night in Kentucky, resulting in damage to multiple houses, according to reports. The derailment occurred in Earlington, Hopkins County. There were no reports of injuries, the Courier Journal of Louisville reported. A total of 28 train cars left the tracks because of severe […]

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At least 100 people feared killed in Kentucky after swarm of tornadoes wreck havoc

At least 100 people were feared dead in Kentucky after a swarm of tornadoes tore a 200-mile path through the US Midwest and South, demolishing homes, levelling businesses and setting off a scramble to find survivors beneath the rubble, officials said on Saturday. The powerful twisters, which weather forecasters say are unusual in cooler months, […]

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Rare waterspout caused by tornado hits German port city of Kiel, dozens injured

A rare waterspout caused by a tornado has struck the German port city of Kiel, throwing people from boats and damaging property. Several rowers out in the water were injured as winds of over 100kmph lashed the northern coast, police said. Four people were seriously hurt in Kiel’s dockside area. The roofs of some buildings […]

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Powerful tornado rips through Czech Republic causing major damage, hundreds injured

A tornado ripped through multiple villages in south-eastern Czech Republic, injuring over 150 people and causing heavy damage, local media said. The storm damaged roofs of number of buildings in the southern Breclav and Hodonin districts, uprooting trees and overturning cars. Half of the village of Hrusky was destroyed by the tornado, Lidove Noviny newspaper […]

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At least 21 killed as tornadoes rip through Nashville

Tornadoes killed at least 21 people in Tennessee as violent storms roared through the state late Monday and early Tuesday morning, part of a sprawling system that threatened more severe weather all the way from Texas to North Carolina. A powerful and deadly storm moving through Middle Tennessee spawned a tornado that touched down in […]