3/25, 3:34 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Tornado causes damage, traps Mississippi residents

A tornado has caused a significant amount of damage in the town of Rolling Fork, Mississippi and the surrounding area, with the United States National Weather Service (NWS) warning that "intense tornadoes" are also likely in Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama and Tennessee.

The NWS said winds could reach 75 mph (120 km/h), with the possibility of severe thunderstorms and hail. Local authorities have not yet released any information on the extent of the damage but local news outlets reported a large number of residents are trapped in their homes.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / DJ