Posted on 05/06/2022 15:50 / Updated on 05/06/2022 15:53
Security cameras captured a major tornado in Andover, Kansas. Images captured on 29 April and released by CBS This Thursday (5/5).
Security footage shared Wednesday shows a powerful tornado tearing through Andover, Kansas, last Friday, injuring several people and leaving behind a trail of destruction. pic.twitter.com/H3plZRUvE8
— CBS News (@CBSNews) 5 May 2022
According to the city, more than a thousand homes were destroyed as a result of the storm. No one died or was injured. Shortly afterward, more than 20,000 homes and businesses in Kansas had no electricity.
According to the National Weather Service, winds reached 265 km/h. “Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the tornado tonight,” the Kansas National Weather Service said via social media.
One below It was created to mobilize aid for those affected.
A tornado is a type of high-speed whirlpool of air. According to the American Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) and the National Weather Service, the United States receives about 1,200 tornadoes a year.