In Pics: Powerful tornado flattens homes in Pennyville, Missouri

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Perryville (Missouri), March 2: A powerful tornado ripped through the Perryville County killing two people and causing severe damage to the area.

Several vehicles were blown away and houses were reduced to rubble. Search and rescue operations began after the tornado passed the area. Here are some images from the aftermath of the tornado:

Houses were reduced to debris in Perryville after the tornado

Houses were reduced to debris in Perryville after the tornado

Debris marks the site of a home in a small subdivision in Perryville. Photo courtesy- PTI

Cars were blown away due tornado in the county

Cars were blown away due tornado in the county

Fire fighters and other rescue services were pressed into action after the tornado passed through the county. Pic courtesy: @jnnsmn

Moore drive hardest hit in the county

Moore drive hardest hit in the county

Moore Drive was the hardest hit area due to the tornado. People were not allowed to return back to the area due to road closures. Pic courtesy: @jnnsmn

Two people die due to tornado

Two people die due to tornado

According to the reports, two people had lost their lives due to the tornado. Pics courtesy-@jnnsmn

Tornado moved at a speed of 50 mph

Tornado moved at a speed of 50 mph

The tornado was moving at a speed of 50 mph as it destroyed everything that came in its way. Photo courtesy- @jnnsmn

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