Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cherrystone Tornado in Virginia today kills 2, injures 20

A tornado in Cherrystone Family Camping Resort in Cape Charles, Virginia on Thursday morning has claimed lives of two person and injured 20 others, Virginia State Police said.

The Eastville Volunteer Fire Department has however confirmed three deaths from Cherrystone tornado in Virginia today.

According to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, multiple agencies including Virginia State Police are responding to the campground in rural Northampton County.

This is the part of Governor McAuliffe statement on reported tornado on Eastern Shore
"........  Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Virginia Department of Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Stern and regional state emergency management officials are en route to help coordinate the initial response to this tragic event.... We are all saddened by the reports of injuries and lives lost in this storm and will continue to offer our thoughts and prayers to the Virginia families who were affected......"
The 1993 Virginia tornado outbreak counted total 23 tornadoes.

Original post: Natural Disasters List July 24, 2014