Monday, May 23, 2011
Bad Tornado In Joplin, Missouri, Updated
LA TIMES: NO TIME TO PREPARE
17 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN RESCUED FROM TORNADO DEBRIS
How did that kitten in the following video manage to survive the monster tornado?
BLOOMBERG: DEATH TOLL IN JOPLIN NOW 116
CNN: HORRIBLE, HEARTBREAKING STORIES
The following video is not about the visual, but the audio. Listen to the whole thing. It will chill you to the bone! This video was made just before, during and after the tornado struck a group of people in a convenience store in Joplin, Missouri:
GLOBE AND MAIL: AERIAL VIDEO OF DAMAGE FROM TORNADO
DAILY MAIL (UK): ASTOUNDING COLLECTION OF VIDEOS FROM JOPLIN, MISSOURI TORNADO!!
CBS NEWS: PHOTO GALLERY
WASHINGTON POST: PHOTO GALLERY
WIKIPEDIA PAGE FOR JOPLIN TORNADO
At least 116 people are now dead in Joplin, Missouri...
It's almost as if it was a terrorist attack.
I guess, in a way, it was. Direct from Mother Nature.
She went on the warpath and there's no denying that in the ensuing battle, she had the upper hand.
I have been through Joplin many times. And it is really difficult to see bad things happen to good people.
CS MONITOR: WARNINGS AND STILL NOT ALWAYS A WAY OUT