Tornado

  • Watch: A CCTV camera captured frightening scenes of a tornado wreaking havoc in a store in Nebraska July 16, 2014

    A surveillance camera in Nebraska captured a terrifying video of a storm wreaking havoc in a store. In a couple of minutes the tornado sweeps through the store and leaves nothing of it. This 10minute long video shows the people who took shelter in the store coming out to take...
  • US: Storm bring wind, tornadoes, rain to great plains May 9, 2014

    Thunderstorms are moving across the Plains, bringing strong winds and tornadoes and prompting a highwater rescue of five children. Dallas police say emergency workers rescued five boys after they became trapped Thursday morning by rising waters. They were taken to a hospital for evaluation. Near Joshua, Texas, high winds destroyed a mobile...
  • Tornadoes strike central, southern US, 12 dead April 28, 2014

    Mayflower: A broad tornado sliced through Little Rock's suburbs on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and leaving behind a mileslong path of destruction as a powerful system rumbling off the Plains provided a violent kickstart to the nation's tornado season. The scene was the same in town after town, with...
  • Fastmoving storm kills five as tornadoes rip US Midwest November 18, 2013

    Washington: A fastmoving storm system triggered multiple tornadoes on Sunday that killed at least five people and flattened large parts of a town in Illinois as it tore across the Midwest, authorities said. The storm also forced the Chicago Bears to halt their game against the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL...
  • US: Wild weather across country affects normal life June 6, 2013

    The United States has seen its share of freak weather this past month with wildfires, floods and tornadoes wrecking havoc on normal life. Take a look on the wild weather across country. ...
  • Three veteran storm chasers killed by Oklahoma tornado June 3, 2013

    Three veteran storm chasers died doing what they loved: roaming the Great Plains in search of dangerous storms like the one in Oklahoma that ended their final pursuit. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and colleague Carl Young, who through the years had shared dramatic videos with television viewers and weather researchers,...
  • 9 dead, many injured as tornadoes, thunderstorms hit Oklahoma June 2, 2013

    Thunderstorms and tornadoes swept the Oklahoma city on Saturday killing at least nine and injuring dozens. The storm hit the area at rush hour as people were leaving work and trying to get home, flipping cars and causing extensive damage to local buildings. Torrential downpours followed for hours. ...
  • US: Death toll rises to nine from Oklahoma tornadoes June 2, 2013

    Oklahoma City: Nine people were killed in tornadoes that swept through central Oklahoma on Friday, part of a storm system that caused widespread flooding in Oklahoma City and its suburbs, the state's chief medical examiner said on Saturday. The dead included two children and seven adults, said Amy Elliott, a spokeswoman...
  • US: Five killed as tornadoes hit Oklahoma City again June 1, 2013

    Oklahoma City: Violent thunderstorms on Friday produced tornadoes in central Oklahoma that killed five people including a mother and her baby and menaced Oklahoma City and its hardhit suburb of Moore, authorities said. The mother and baby were killed while traveling on Interstate 40, just west of Oklahoma City, when their...
  • US: Tornadoes hit Oklahoma City, 2 deaths reported June 1, 2013

    Oklahoma: The US region hit by a deadly tornado less than two weeks ago is being slammed again. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a mother and baby have been killed. Tornadoes hit Oklahoma City on Friday, smashing vehicles along a major highway. The highway patrol said a number of motorists...
  • Tornado touches down Oklahoma City, emergency declared June 1, 2013

    Little Rock: A "large and extremely dangerous" tornado that touched down west of Oklahoma City on Friday, causing some damage, was headed toward the city, and a tornado emergency has been declared in the area, the National Weather Service said. Weather Service meteorologists and storm spotters were tracking the tornado just...
  • Tornado touches down west of Oklahoma City: Report June 1, 2013

    A milewide tornado has touched down west of Oklahoma City where it has done damage and it is headed toward Oklahoma City, Oklahoma television station KFOR reported. The tornado overturned vehicles and did damage along Interstate 40, the station reported. The National Weather Service has declared a tornado emergency, which is...
  • US: Obama taking stock of Oklahoma tornado response May 27, 2013

    Washington: As tornado victims are laid to rest in Moore, Oklahoma, President Barack Obama is on Sunday visiting the area for a survey following last Monday's storm, which killed 24 people and damaged an estimated 12,000 homes. The White House said Obama wanted a firsthand look at recovery efforts from...
  • Oklahoma tornado victims astounded at how they survived May 23, 2013

    Moore: Tornado survivors thanked God, sturdy closets and luck in explaining how they lived through the colossal twister that devastated an Oklahoma town and killed 24 people, an astonishingly low toll given the extent of destruction. At least one family took refuge in a bathtub and some people shut themselves in...
  • US: Obama assures aid to all affected in Oklahoma tornado May 22, 2013

    Barack Obama on Tuesday offered condolences for the victims of a deadly tornado in Oklahoma and pledged to focus the nation's resources on recovery and rebuilding. ...
  • US: Oklahoma tornado toll lowered to 24 from 91 May 22, 2013

    Washington: As rescuers searched for survivors of Monday's devastating tornado that pulverized a vast swath of the Oklahoma City suburbs, authorities revised the death toll down to 24 from 91. Nine of the fatalities are children. The Monday afternoon storm carved a trail through the area as much as two miles...
  • Obama pledges all necessary help for stormhit Oklahoma May 22, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered condolences for the victims of a deadly tornado in Oklahoma and pledged to focus the nation's resources on recovery and rebuilding. "As a nation, our full focus right now is on the urgent work of rescue and the hard work of recovery and...
  • Watch: Mobile video of Oklahoma tornado May 21, 2013

    The tornado, over a mile wide, ripped through the US city of Oklahoma with winds of up to 320 km/h. ...
  • US: Oklahoma tornado death toll rises to 91 May 21, 2013

    The tornado, over a mile wide, ripped through the area with winds of up to 320 km/h. ...
  • Death toll climbs to 91 as tornado rips through Oklahoma May 21, 2013

    Washington: Over 90 people, including 20 children, were killed after a monstrous tornado ripped through the US city of Oklahoma, flattening entire neighbourhoods, crushing two elementary schools and turning the area into a warzone. The tornado, over a mile wide, ripped through the area on Monday with winds of up to...
  • Deadliest tornadoes in US since 1900 May 21, 2013

    The devastating tornado that swept through Oklahoma turned houses into matchsticks and sent parents and teachers running to pull children from the wreckage of an elementary school in the eye of the storm. At least 51 people were killed by the 200mph storm and dozens of homes destroyed. The toll...
  • Tornado devastates Oklahoma town, at least 51 dead May 21, 2013

    Moore (Oklahoma): A massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people with winds of up to 200 miles per hour (320 kph) that flattened entire tracts of homes, two schools and a hospital, leaving a wake of tangled wreckage. Rescue workers raced...
  • Monster tornado devastates area near Oklahoma City May 21, 2013

    Tulsa: A huge tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour (320 kph) tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, ripping up at least two schools and leaving a wake of tangled wreckage as a dangerous storm system threatened as many as 10 US states. Television...
  • United States: Tornadoes hit central states May 20, 2013

    Washington: Tornadoes tore through three central American states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa with baseballsized hail and wind blasts ripping roofs off homes and turning trees to matchsticks, as severe weather swept the region. A large "violent and extremely dangerous" tornado was spotted on Sunday night on the southwest side of...
  • Tornado levels homes in Oklahoma City trailer park May 20, 2013

    Edmond: One of several tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system rumbling through the Plains and Midwest has leveled several mobile homes in an area southeast of Oklahoma City. Reports of injuries in the mobile home park near Shawnee about 35 miles southeast of Oklahoma City couldn't immediately be confirmed. A storm...
  • US: 16 deadly tornadoes tear through Texas, six killed May 17, 2013

    Granbury: Habitat for Humanity spent years in a North Texas subdivision, helping build many of the 110 homes in the lowincome area. But its work was largely undone during an outbreak of 16 tornadoes on Wednesday night that killed six people and injured dozens. On Thursday, authorities combed through debris...
  • Death toll in Bangladesh tornado climbs to 23 March 24, 2013

    Dhaka: The death toll from a tornado that swept through some 25 villages in eastern Bangladesh, rose to 23 with rescuers finding three more bodies in debris, a day after the deadly storm which also left nearly 500 people injured. The storm which hit the area on Friday, left a...
  • Bangladesh: Tornado kills 20 people in Dhaka March 23, 2013

    Dhaka: A tornado swept through nearly two dozen villages southeast of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, killing at least 20 people, tearing roofs off houses and uprooting trees and power pylons, officials said. The death toll could rise sharply as more than 300 people were injured when the twister struck Brahmanbaria...
  • Japan tornado kills 1, injures dozens May 7, 2012

    Tokyo: A tornado tore through a city northeast of Japan's capital on Sunday, killing one person, injuring dozens of others and destroying scores of houses. Firefighters and medical teams rushed to the area after the tornado struck Tsukuba city, 60 kilometers (40 miles) from Tokyo. The city is a science centre,...
  • One killed, 175 injured as tornado hits Tripura May 1, 2012

    Agartala: A farmer was killed and 175 injured in Tripura when a tornado, accompanied by rain and hailstorm, hit the state, destroying more than 1,000 houses, uprooting trees and disrupting communication, officials said on Tuesday. Authorities have stepped up efforts to provide relief to those affected by the tornado that struck...