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Churches provide solace in tornado-ravaged Mississippi Delta

People worship on the steps of the Rolling Fork United Methodist Church, right, as damage is visible to surrounding properties, Sunday, March 26, 2023, in Rolling Fork, Miss. Emergency officials in Mississippi say several people have been killed by tornadoes that tore through the state on Friday night, destroying buildings and knocking out power as severe weather produced hail the size of golf balls moved through several southern states. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Rolling Fork, Mississippi, USAP As a deadly tornado tore through the lower Mississippi Delta, Rev Mary Stewart clung to a door in the hallway of her Rolling Fork home, shielding herself from the branches and chunks of debris that came flying through her shattered windows. Friday’s storm flattened entire town blocks, but the Rolling Fork Methodist […]

More than two dozen dead after tornado tears across Mississippi

KeUntey Ousley tries to salvage what he can from his mother's boyfriend's vehicle, as his mother LaShata Ousley and his girlfriend Mikita Davis watch, after a tornado cut through their small Delta town the night before in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, U.S. March 25, 2023. Barbara Gauntt/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Updated: 8am (AEDT)United StatesReuters Rescuers combed through rubble on Saturday after a powerful storm tore across Mississippi overnight, killing at least 25 people there and another in Alabama, leveling dozens of buildings and spawning at least one devastating tornado. The tornado stayed on the ground for about an hour and cut a path of destruction […]