Sunday, 1 May 2011

Photo : Tornadoses Hit America


Southern Storms

An semi-truck lies on its side on 15th Street after a tornado ripped through Tuscaloosa, Ala. Wednesday, April 27, 2011. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 178 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town.


Southern Storms

Birmingham Rescue search from house to house looking for victims after a tornado hits Pratt City just north of downtown Birmingham on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in Birmingham, Ala. A wave of storms with near hurricane-force winds pushed across Alabama on Wednesday, killing at least 128 people in that state, including a woman in a mobile home and sending snapped tree limbs onto cars and homes.



Southern Storms

Residents survey the destruction after a tornado hit Pratt City, Ala. just north of downtown Birmingham, Ala. on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 178 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town.



Southern Storms

A tornado moves through Tuscaloosa, Ala. Wednesday, April 27, 2011. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 178 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town.



Southern Storms


Residents survey the destruction after a tornado hit Pratt City, Ala. just north of downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 178 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town.




Southern Storms

Trees are sheared off after a tornado struck Wednesday, April 27, 2011 in Phil Campbell, Ala.



Southern Storms

A large tornado sweeps through Limestone County, south of Athens, Ala., near Stewart Road, Wednesday afternoon, April 27, 2011.

Aerial views of Tuscaloosa


Aerial view of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, one of the hardest-hit cities from a swath of tornadoes that pounded six states and left more than 200 people dead.

Aerial views of Tuscaloosa