Tornado hits northeast Arkansas; at least six hurt

Tornado hits northeast Arkansas; at least six hurt

On Saturday in Jonesboro, Ark  A tornado hit commercial and residential areas in the college town of Jonesboro.

According to the local authorities, six people were injured and shifted to the hospital with slight injuries, the tornado damage majorly the Mall at turtle creek and Jonesboro Municipal Airport.

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Like other parts of the world, Jonesboro is also preparing to fight against the spread of coronavirus, most of the Malls and stores were closed in Turtle creek due to coronavirus lockdown.

The storm also damages a train, Presley said. Teams were investigative damage and trying to determine whether there it had been hauling anything dangerous.

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The National Weather Service tweeted a video from the Arkansas Department of Conveyance that displayed a large tornado starting from storm clouds in Jonesboro.

U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, who represents most of eastern Arkansas, Tweets that a tornado destroyed through “the heart of town” and requested for prayers for first responders. Crawford said his team and family are safe.

The Arkansas State University tweeted that campus was not damaged by the tornado.

Forecasters warned a severe weather condition was possible with the storm prediction center in Norman, Oklahoma.

The other possible tornadoes in Illinois and Iowa Saturday reported by National Weather Service.