Vastavam web: High winds, gales have killed around 14 in various states in USA. 14 people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the United States’ South and Midwest by a storm that also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas on Sunday. Tornadoes hit several small towns in East Texas, killing at least four people and hospitalising more than 50. Five people were killed by flooding and winds in Arkansas, including a fire chief who was struck by a vehicle while working during the storm.
Cove Creek/Pearson Fire chief Doug Decker died shortly before 4am on Sunday after being struck by a vehicle while checking water levels on Highway 25 near Quitman, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Little Rock, trooper Liz Chapman said. His death will be included as a storm-related death.