Tuesday, 30 May 2023 05:36 GMT

Biden Approves Disaster Declaration For Mississippi After Deadly Tornadoes

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) U.S. President Joe Biden approved early Sunday a disaster declaration for the southern state of Mississippi after deadly tornadoes, trend reports citing xinhua .

Biden ordered federal aid to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by "severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes" from Friday to Saturday.

"Twenty-five Mississippians were killed overnight due to this severe weather," the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said in a statement, warning that a large portion of the state has the potential to see severe storms on Sunday evening.

"Expect damaging wind gusts. Tornadoes cannot be ruled out," the agency tweeted.


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