Tornado

  • Fast-moving storm kills five as tornadoes rip US Midwest 18-11-2013 10:17 AM

    Washington: A fast-moving 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...
  • US: Wild weather across country affects normal life 06-06-2013 11:16 AM

    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 03-06-2013 06:34 AM

    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...
  • 9 dead, many injured as tornadoes, thunderstorms hit Oklahoma 02-06-2013 09:18 AM

    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 02-06-2013 06:22 AM

    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...
  • US: Five killed as tornadoes hit Oklahoma City again 01-06-2013 12:48 PM

    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 hard-hit suburb of Moore, authorities said. The mother and baby were killed while traveling on Interstate 40, just west of Oklahoma City, when...
  • US: Tornadoes hit Oklahoma City, 2 deaths reported 01-06-2013 09:45 AM

    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 01-06-2013 07:22 AM

    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...
  • Tornado touches down west of Oklahoma City: Report 01-06-2013 06:18 AM

    A mile-wide 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...
  • US: Obama taking stock of Oklahoma tornado response 27-05-2013 01:52 AM

    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 23-05-2013 07:21 AM

    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...
  • US: Obama assures aid to all affected in Oklahoma tornado 22-05-2013 08:39 AM

    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 22-05-2013 07:24 AM

    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...
  • Obama pledges all necessary help for storm-hit Oklahoma 22-05-2013 06:08 AM

    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...
  • Watch: Mobile video of Oklahoma tornado 21-05-2013 02:08 PM

    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 21-05-2013 12:31 PM

    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 21-05-2013 11:57 AM

    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 war-zone. The tornado, over a mile wide, ripped through the area on Monday with winds of up...
  • Deadliest tornadoes in US since 1900 21-05-2013 10:58 AM

    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 200-mph storm and dozens of homes destroyed. The toll...
  • Tornado devastates Oklahoma town, at least 51 dead 21-05-2013 08:16 AM

    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...
  • Monster tornado devastates area near Oklahoma City 21-05-2013 04:48 AM

    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....
  • United States: Tornadoes hit central states 20-05-2013 11:17 AM

    Washington: Tornadoes tore through three central American states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa with baseball-sized 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...
  • Tornado levels homes in Oklahoma City trailer park 20-05-2013 07:03 AM

    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....
  • US: 16 deadly tornadoes tear through Texas, six killed 17-05-2013 11:54 AM

    Granbury: Habitat for Humanity spent years in a North Texas subdivision, helping build many of the 110 homes in the low-income 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...
  • US: Obama tours twister ravaged areas in Joplin 30-05-2011 08:53 AM

    Joplin: Face to face with the legions of homeless and the bereaved, President Barack Obama on Sunday toured the apocalyptic landscape left by Missouri's killer tornado, consoled the community and committed the government to helping rebuild shattered lives. "We're not going to stop til Joplin's back on its feet," Obama...
  • US: Joplin tornado death toll rises to 139 29-05-2011 07:55 AM

    Joplin: The death toll from the powerful tornado that tore through the Missouri city of Joplin rose to 139 on Saturday after seven more victims were identified, the city said. Sunday's tornado was rated an EF-5, or the strongest possible, and is already the deadliest single twister in the United...
  • US: Death toll from Joplin tornado rises to 139 28-05-2011 10:17 PM

    Joplin: The death toll from the powerful tornado that tore through the Missouri city of Joplin rose to 139 on Saturday after seven more victims were identified, the city said. Sunday's tornado was rated an EF-5, or the strongest possible, and is already the deadliest single twister in the United...
  • US: Missouri tornado death toll reaches 132 28-05-2011 12:26 PM

    Joplin: Friends and family paid tribute to victims of the Joplin tornado on Friday, beginning the grim task of burying the dead as officials said the savage storm's death toll had risen to 132 people. As the first funeral began just over the Kansas border, city officials said the body...
  • US city tornado death toll rises to 125 26-05-2011 08:42 AM

    Joplin: Rescue crews refused to be deterred on Wednesday even as Joplin officials said no new survivors were pulled from the rubble left by behind the single deadliest tornado in decades and the death toll rose to at least 125. More than 900 people also were injured by a mighty...