A boat with at least 31 tourists on board capsized in Missouri State in United States local police has said. The boat capsized on Thursday 20 July 21, 2018 left at least 13 members on board dead. The incident took place on Table Rock Lake as a result of stormy weather left another 7 people hospitalized. Rescues team are still searching for another 6 who are accountable for believed to be missing in the lake.
Emergency crews and divers are combing the area for possible rescues of those still missing. Video footage shoes duck boats struggling to sail through rough lake as a result of storms. The owner of the vessels Rick Kettels told AFP news agency that the storm came very quick from nowhere. He said he has never seen such things during his long experience of working on with boats.
Relatives of the victims have gathered at the Branson City Hall. The United States National Transport Safety Board sent team of investigators at the scene on Friday to try and ascertain the possible cause.
The Boat company said they will try what is within their means to assist the victims and family of the deceased. Branson City is an entertainment city popular for country music.
The Thursday storms affected many parts of United States with at least 33 tornadoes recorded. The storm was forecasted earlier but it increased suddenly catching locals unaware