Mississippi Tornadoes 2011: Philadelphia Twister Filmed Up Close (VIDEO)

04/28/2011 09:45 am ET | Updated Jun 28, 2011

The death toll in 5 states across the South rose to over 190 Thursday morning, after severe storms continued to pummel the region with vicious rain and tornadoes, the AP reports.

Into Wednesday night, the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma said it had received 137 tornado reports. Alabama has been hit the hardest with over 120 deaths confirmed.

Countless videos have surfaced of numerous tornados that have devastated the region, including video of a massive tornado in Tuscaloosa, Alabama -- one of the areas most affected.

The video below show an up-close look at a twister in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Mississippi has reported dozens of deaths so far in the aftermath of this tragedy.

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