Oklahama Tornado 2013, Deadliest tornado in US, 51 people looses their lives, Twister in US
Moore, Oklahoma City: The beautiful city of Oklahama turned into debris. Satellite images showed that all the buildings and apartments in the city were not visible anywhere. The wrath of tornado has absorbed the city, and turned it into a debris of concrete. It happened on Monday, 20th May. When nature starts its devastation, we don’t have any ways to stop it. Whole world show the destruction happening helplessly.
The media followed each and every movement of the Tornado. The dangerous storm system threatened several southern Plains.The storm began west of Newcastle and crossed the Canadian river into Oklahoma City's rural far south-western side. When it reached Moore, the twister cut a path through the centre of town before lifting back into the sky at Lake Stanley Draper. The tornado was 1.3 miles wide as it moved through Moore, in the southern part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. This huge monster also hit Briarwood Elementary School, Plaza Tower Elementary School.
At least seven of those children were killed at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore. Many children were saved by the rescue workers they were pulled out alive and handed to the human chain of parents and neighborhood volunteers. Children hug their parents and tears came out of their parents. Misfortunately some students were drowned in a school basement. Telephone lines were congested so it was very difficult to communicate which made rescue operation more difficult.The tornado also destroyed the city hospital and numerous businesses.
The mayor of Moore, Glenn Lewis, said he watched it pass through from his jewellery shop. "All of my employees were in the vault." He said the cleanup had already started and city workers were already at work printing new street signs to replace those that blew away. The National Weather Service (NWS) said Monday's tornado had generated winds of up to 200mph. “No one possibly could have survived this. And yet, we know they did. We know people crawled out of that rubble. We’re talking levels of debris four feet high as far as the eye can see”, said Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett.
President Barack Obama said he doesn't yet know the "full extent" of the damage. "We don't know both the human and economic losses that may have occurred. Oklahoma needs to get everything it needs right away to recover”, he said. Obama signed a disaster declaration Monday night, a White House statement said. The declaration means federal emergency aid will supplement local recovery efforts Unfortunately in every interval of time nature had shown its cruel face sometimes its Tsunami, sometimes earth quack, sometimes Katrina now its tornado. May god give them courage to overcome this horrifying natural calamities, God bless all those people and innocent babies