ARKANSAS: ‘ LITTLE ROCK AS POWERFUL STORM SWEEPS ACROSS STATE KILLING SEVENTEEN PEOPLE AND INJURING MANY MORE ‘

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES (Arkansas) – October 13 – At least seventeen people killed and many injured in south-western Arkansas as a powerful storm system swept across the state, as well as Texas and Oklahoma, emergency officials said.

NOAA - Little Rock at 20.24 GMT - Arkansas

NOAA – Little Rock at 20.24 GMT – Arkansas

The death and injuries occurred early Monday when the storms destroyed a home near Ashdown, about 150 miles south-west of Little Rock, according to Arkansas Department of Emergency Management.

More than 36 million people are in the path of damaging winds, possible tornadoes and heavy rainfall Monday, AP said, citing the Storm Prediction Centre.

The greatest risk is along the Mississippi River from extreme southern Illinois to northern Louisiana.

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