"At least 19 people were killed, others were injured, and 50,000 households and businesses were left without power..."
It seems that natural disasters are becoming more commonplace in our country, seemingly striking in silence and causing complete catastrophe in their wake.
Those were the circumstances of the Nashville tornado that hit the city late last night. According to CNBC, "At least 19 people were killed, others were injured, and 50,000 households and businesses were left without power..."
While it's hard to look at, it's so necessary to see the wake of the disaster and know what our neighbors are living through today.
Here are 18 sobering tweets to put the Nashville tornado into perspective.
Before and after: Burger Up, Basement East, Family Dollar, and Molly Green 💔 #nashvilletornado #NashvilleTN https://t.co/IysVbpMDoM— Lulu Stardust (@Lulu Stardust) 1583224111.0
I was here for 1998 East Nashville tornado. Nashville came back. I was here for the historic 2010 flood. Nashville… https://t.co/kDEJt3Ky3G— Justin McFarland (@Justin McFarland) 1583237044.0
#nashvilletornado latest: •9 dead •At least two tornadoes touched down in central Tennessee •40 buildings have coll… https://t.co/zm7wjdZmrT— Maggie Carlo (@Maggie Carlo) 1583239631.0
Sadly, the tornado damage in Nashville is only going to become profound as the sun comes up. https://t.co/lmZbDqwjzR— Chris Conte (@Chris Conte) 1583227314.0
Amid the surreal damage/destruction down Main Street and Woodland Street in East Nashville tonight, hard not to be… https://t.co/93ir8xmDE5— Erik Bacharach (@Erik Bacharach) 1583227733.0
Please pray for the people of Nashville and Middle Tennessee this morning. We’ve been hit by a deadly tornado tha… https://t.co/o4JOfCkqWD— Christopher J. Hale (@Christopher J. Hale) 1583231051.0
DRONE 2: More aerial video from photojournalist @ArmondoWKRN. This is near Third Ave. and Jefferson Street.… https://t.co/96tpfhFjwz— WKRN News 2 (@WKRN News 2) 1583249584.0
Damage in East Nashville from Trish Brantley #nashvilletornado https://t.co/p05NOFtLBl— Rebecca Schleicher (@Rebecca Schleicher) 1583227976.0
5 points area of #EastNashville. About 100 yards from our East Store. Keep our neighbors in your thoughts and praye… https://t.co/X0Pz4kszbF— Project 615 (@Project 615) 1583245093.0
#nashvilletornado The damage out here is devastating. I’m already worried for how this will be exploited for the ca… https://t.co/qIhkA9rDlx— Will wants justice for Breonna Taylor (@Will wants justice for Breonna Taylor) 1583248350.0
More pictures from Chris Muldoon. #nashvilletornado @nc5 so many buildings were destroyed. https://t.co/uOTCuD1bJB— Kyle Horan (@Kyle Horan) 1583253164.0
This is our block! 😞 Seeing your business on the news should be a good thing, but not today! 😞 #IBelieveInNashville… https://t.co/w7zXzncSyK— The Kind Poppy (@The Kind Poppy) 1583246639.0
Managed to get a short video of the tornado before I dove into the closet #nashvilletornado #NashvilleTN https://t.co/ihGnRV7rXz— boozhammer (@boozhammer) 1583223571.0
Prayers go out to the people of Nashville 🙏❤️ #nashvilletornado #nashvillestrong #NashvilleTN https://t.co/8lEuYaHvi7— Phil Orlando (@Phil Orlando) 1583243977.0
Welp that Nashville tornado was a little close to home as in the path ripped through next door 🌪 I’m okay but my st… https://t.co/hNOhqx3B86— HeartAttackHogs (@HeartAttackHogs) 1583223299.0
Drone video shot by @ArmondoWKRN shows the extent of the damage in the area of Holly St. & S. 19th. St. in East Nas… https://t.co/aKm5Gu0JWz— Josh Breslow (@Josh Breslow) 1583245423.0
This is 5 points area in East Nashville @NC5 https://t.co/KkWFzljf0j— Alexandra Koehn (@Alexandra Koehn) 1583249683.0