Kentucky’s worse ever tornadoes has reportedly claimed more than 50 lives and reports suggest that this count could easily go up as the devastation has been widespread.
The tornadoes have been termed as worse ever in the state’s history.
The governor of the US state of Kentucky Andy Beshear has warned that the death figure could rise to as many as 100, reports BBC. Mr Beshear has declared a state of emergency in Kentucky.
Police have briefed the media that tornado caused “significant damages” across the western parts of the state.
Dozens are feared dead inside a candle factory in the town of Mayfield.
The Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville in southern Illinois was also damaged during a tornado on Friday night.
Amazon was assessing the situation and damage, a spokesperson said in a statement.