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US: Tornado outbreak 2nd deadliest on record

The April 27-28 tornado outbreak in the United States is the second-deadliest single day for tornadoes since record keeping began, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.

 

The outbreak is also on record as experiencing the most number of tornadoes in a single day. The official state death toll is now at 340, the agency said. (News Agencies)