Tornadoes hit southern US, three dead

  • At least three people were killed and several injured as tornadoes struck southern United States. According to media reports, the storms struck the states of Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana, destroying many businesses and homes. Two people have been killed at a trailer park in Convent, southern Louisiana, while one person died near Purvis, a town in southern Mississippi. Meteorologists have predicted that on Wednesday, the storm may strike Georgia and Alabama.