|Country or District||United States of America (the)|
|Outline||Tornadoes tore through parts of the U.S. Midwest on 22 May 2011, killing at least 31 people.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Reuters AlertNet 2011/05/28
The death toll from the powerful tornado that tore through the Missouri city of Joplin rose to 139 on Saturday.
VOA news 2011/05/23
Tornado Leaves 116 Dead in Missouri
Reuters AlertNet 2011/05/23
Tornadoes tore through parts of the U.S. Midwest on 22 May 2011, killing at least 30 people in the Missouri town of Joplin, claiming another life in Minneapolis and causing extensive property damage in the region.
Joplin Tornado Event Summary