Homes Reduced to Rubble as Deadly Tornado Tears Through Mississippi

Death tolls of up to 21 people were reported after a powerful tornado tore through Mississippi, late on Friday, March 24.

CNN, citing officials, reported a higher death toll on Saturday, up from eight reported by local news on Friday.

Footage by Jonathan Blake Sachar shows people calling out for anyone in need of help. Sachar said the footage was taken in Rolling Fork on Friday night.

The National Weather Service office in Jackson confirmed a tornado caused damage in Rolling Fork and Silver City. Credit: Jonathan Blake Sachar via Storyful

Video transcript


- Hey, y'all need help over there?

- No. We're good.

- We're over here.

- You need help?

- Good.


- Does anybody need help? Hello. Does anybody help? Anybody need help over here?