The U.S. National Weather Service has confirmed that there were five tornado attacks during a strong thunderstorm on the East Coast on Tuesday.
Federal officials said on Wednesday that the tornado appeared at the following locations: Connecticut’s two EF-1 Tornadoes, a tornado between Beacon Falls and Hamden in New Haven County, and Tornadoes in Southbury and Oxford, New Haven County; New York An EF-2 Tornado in Kent County; an EF-0 Tornado in New York, New York; another EF-1 Tornado in the Saugerties of New York State.
The strongest tornado struck Kent County, New York, reaching 111 to 135 mph.
Each of the two tornadoes that struck Connecticut hit a multi-mile road. The man who fell on the Beacon Tower entered the Hamden 9.5 miles through the community. The second traveler who landed in Southbury took a 4.5-mile walk in Oxford.
The U.S. National Weather Service also confirmed two storms. A macro route with a wind speed of up to 110 mph strikes Brookfield, Connecticut, pulling trees from the ground and destroying houses.
Another wind speed of up to 90 miles per hour hit a four-mile area on Cherry Hill in New York near Kent.
A microblogging hit Westchester County in New York and cut down trees in an area of about 250 yards.
The storm also caused two “meteotsunamis” in New England. “meteotsunami” or meteorological tsunami is a tsunami-like wave caused by a pressure disturbance, such as a severe thunderstorm.
At least three people were killed in the storm on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, two men in Connecticut and one 11-year-old girl in New York died of a fallen car on the tree.
After the storm, more than 120,000 families in New England lost their power. Several Connecticut communities have declared a state of emergency and Governor Dannel P. Malloy said on Wednesday that he has signed an emergency order to assist with the recovery.