Five hurt in Philadelphia-area tornado

Five hurt in Philadelphia-area tornado, police say.

7/30/2021 8:10:00 AM

Five hurt in Philadelphia-area tornado, police say.

They suffered minor injuries in Bensalem Township in a tornado that destroyed a car dealership and hit a trailer park, police said.

/July 30, 2021, 5:13 AM UTCByPhil HelselA tornado ripped through a Philadelphia suburban township Thursday, injuring five people, heavily damaging a car dealership, flipping vehicles and striking a trailer park, police said.The injuries were described as minor, but the toll could have been far worse from the storm that struck Bensalem Township shortly after 7 p.m., Bensalem Public Safety Director Fred Harran said.

NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green to Retire in 2022 Lizzo's Love For BTS Knows No Bounds in Freestyle About V and Jimin's Friendship Party Reaches Point Where Toilet Somewhat But Not Completely Clogged

"If this storm would have been two hours earlier, this would be a different report," Harran said."Those places would have been packed with people."Four people were injured at the car dealership, and the fifth was wounded at another location.

Forecasters had warned of tornadoes in Pennsylvania and issued urgent warnings to parts of New Jersey, which included telling people to seek shelter immediately, as the severe weather swept through the region Thursday.One tornado touched down in Bensalem Township, the National Weather Service said, and a second one is suspected of touching down in upper Bucks County. headtopics.com

There were six reports of tornadoes in Ohio and Pennsylvania on Thursday, not all of which have been confirmed, according to the weather service.The agency said it will be doing several storm surveys, which can determine if a tornado hit and if so what its wind speed and rating was.

Firefighters walk past the Faulkner Auto Group service center after a tornado hit the area in Trevose, Pa., on July 29, 2021.Tom Gralish / The Philadelphia Inquirer via APIn Bensalem Township, which is in Bucks County around 15 miles northeast of downtown Philadelphia, the damage at the car dealership"looked like a TV show," Harran told reporters.

"It just looked like a bomb went off. I mean, it's gone," he said, adding,"I've been doing this for 34 years. I never saw that kind of devastation from a storm."During a tornado warning for New Jersey that included Trenton and Princeton, forecasters warned people to seek shelter immediately, warning of a"particularly dangerous situation."

Newark Liberty International Airport said weather conditions disrupted flights.In Wisconsin, four tornadoes touched down west of Milwaukee early Thursday, officials said.Storms caused damage across a large swath of the state, knocking down trees and power lines. headtopics.com

Halsey Talks Leading Fans on an AR Treasure Hunt Set to New Song 'Darling' Recording Academy Promotes Ruby Marchand & Joanna Chu to New Awards Roles ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Creator Dan Levy Inks Film, TV Deal With Netflix Read more: NBC News »

North Korea fires ballistic missiles in 2nd test in a week

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the East Sea on Wednesday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Five Burning Questions: Normani's 'Wild Side,' Featuring Cardi B, Debuts in Hot 100's Top 15Will the single eclipse the shadow of the stunning WildSide music video? And will it be the signature hit Normani needs to springboard to superstardom? Cardi ruined this song Normani ended cardi Never heard it

Five Republican Governors Oppose CDC Mask Guidance As Covid Cases, Hospitalizations Surge NationwideThough the CDC now recommends that everyone, even fully vaccinated people, wear masks, at least ten states have passed laws preventing local governments from reimposing mask mandates as politicians prioritize individual choice over public health restrictions. COVIDKristi Noem

Normani & Cardi B Debut in Top Five on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ChartThe singer's collaboration with Cardi B is her first R&B chart hit and is the genre's top-selling and second-best-streaming song in its debut week. Mid Ended cardi

Olympics Day Seven: Stars Dressel And Ledecky Lead With Stellar Performances As U.S. Swimmers Grab Five MedalsDressel won gold in a closely fought 100-meter freestyle final while Ledecky spectacularly anchored a come-from-behind silver medal win for the U.S team in the women’s 200-meter relay. wow Its Nice

Wind gusts stronger than Category 1 hurricane reported in Wisconsin amid severe stormsThe storms caused power outages for tens of thousands of people and prompted tornado warnings. I AM DESPERATELY BEGGING GOD FOR HELP AT THIS POINT!!!! We are about to lose what little we do have, we desperately need to get a reliable replacement car asap and get caught up on expenses anything helps at this point! God Bless you all!!!

First lady Jill Biden being treated at Walter Reed after hurting foot on beach walkJill Biden stopped in Hawaii on her return from the Tokyo Olympics, met with military families and encouraged residents to get vaccinated. Be well!!