Friday, June 3, 2011

Officials Say Joplin, Mo., Tornado Death Toll Now 138 People - GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in Washington Post Article

Joplin, MO. — Missouri officials say the death toll from the massive May 22 Joplin tornado has risen to 138 people.

The state Department of Public Safety announced the increase from 134 to 138 on Thursday after confirming that four more people died in hospitals of injuries suffered in deadliest single U.S. tornado since 1950.

(GeoEye Satellite Imagery / Associated Press) - In this May 24, 2011 satellite image provided by provided by GeoEye Satellite Imagery, the path of a tornado is shown in Joplin, Mo.

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