Deadly tornadoes sweep through U.S.


A string of super cell storm systems ravaged the southeastern U.S. killing at least 40 people and leaving hundreds of thousands without power over the past three days.
According to CNN, North Carolina was one of the worst hit states with 62 tornadoes and 23 deaths.
The storm began on Thursday in Oklahoma, killing one person, and then swept through Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina, The Guardian reports.
CNN reports that in Bertie County, North Carolina, the weather service reported 14 deaths alone.
Over 100 tornadoes were spotted throughout the southeastern states as well as flash floods and hail the size of golf balls, The Guardian reports.
According to CNN, in addition to the deaths in North Carolina four people were killed in Virginia, seven in Alabama, two in Oklahoma, seven in Arkansas and one in Mississippi.