Powerful tornadoes hit southern United States

  • 24 February 2016
Tornado damage to the back part of the RV park is seen, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 near Convent, La. Image copyright AP

Homes and businesses across the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida in the USA have been destroyed by powerful storms.

At least 3 people have died and thousands of people in the region have been left without power.

Meteorologists, who study weather, have warned that the tornadoes could still hit other states in America, later on Wednesday.

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Image caption The tornado damaged homes in southern Louisiana
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Image caption Powerful winds left a trail of wreckage in its wake
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Image caption Homes and cars were destroyed in a mobile home park
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Image caption Some businesses were also affected

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