Two were killed and at least 40 were injured in what became known as Hurricane Kaylar, a city in northern Michigan on Friday. According to the Associated Press, the wind was blowing at a speed of 220 km per hour.
A family picks up items from the rubble of their home at Nottingham Forest Trailer Park in Gaylord, Michigan on Saturday (21) – Photo: Jake May / MLive.com / The Flint Journal via AP
The city, which has a population of 4,200 and was heavily used for blizzards, tried to recover this Saturday (21). The last hurricane in the region was in 1998, when winds of 160 km / h were reported.
According to state police, both victims were in their 70s and lived in Nottingham Forest Trailer Park, one of the most vulnerable areas.
Vehicles wrecked in the aftermath of Hurricane Gaylor in Michigan – Photo: Jake May / MLive.com / AP via The Flint Journal
Otsego County Fire Chief Chris Martin said: “Some trailers overturned and fell one on top of the other.
Teams worked to restore electricity in the area, but thousands of people were without electricity.
About 370 km northwest of Detroit, Gaylord is a popular destination for winter skiers and summer golfers.
A couple inspecting damage to their home at Nottingham Forest Trailer Park in Gaylord, Michigan – Photo: Jake May / MLive.com / AP via The Flint Journal
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