Houston submerged as wild weather kills 20 in US, Mexico

Torrential rain left large parts of Houston submerged on Tuesday and trapped fans at an NBA basketball game, in savage weather that has killed nearly 20 people in the United States and Mexico.

Texas, Arkansas governors declare disasters after deadly tornadoes

The governors of Texas and Arkansas declared disasters on Monday in parts of their states hit by tornadoes and floods in a storm series that slammed central states, leaving at least four people dead, injuring more than 50 and reducing buildings to splinters.

One dead, one hurt in new US plains tornadoes

 On person was killed and another seriously hurt Saturday in a tornado that tore across Texas, US authorities said.

Tornado kills 2, injures 120 in southern Brazil

A tornado battered a city in southern Brazil, killing two people, injuring 120 others and forcing more than 1,000 people from their homes, officials said on Tuesday.

Smoke from fires could intensify tornadoes

Smoke particles from fires could intensify tornadoes, says a study.

Tornadoes kill four people, cause major damage in Mississippi

Tornadoes unleashed by thunderstorms along the US Gulf Coast ripped through southeastern Mississippi on Tuesday, killing four people, injuring many and causing extensive damage, authorities said.

Tornadoes`s increased frequency, strength linked with climate change

A change in climate may be causing more and deadlier tornadoes that are hitting the US, as revealed by a new study.

Storms with large hail and tornadoes roll through US central states

Severe storms pounded the central United States on Tuesday, producing baseball-sized hail and unconfirmed reports of tornado touchdowns, forcing voting to be suspended during primary elections in Iowa and halting flights at a Nebraska airport.

US storms kills 21, tornado roars through Mississippi city

At least six people were killed in Alabama and one in Mississippi after three tornadoes struck southern area of US on Monday.

Deadly tornadoes, storms hit US Midwest; 6 killed

Powerful tornadoes struck US Midwest on Sunday killing at least six people and injuring hundreds others with the death toll reportedly expected to rise further.

US braces for storms, tornadoes on Christmas

Amid forecast of snow, sleet and freezing rain, several Gulf Coast states in the US are bracing for a Christmas with twisters and thunderstorms.

Violent storms kills 31 in US

The threat of tornadoes was expected to last until late Friday for parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio.

Apparent tornadoes hit Alabama homes, prison

Apparent tornadoes destroyed houses, sent people to hospitals and tore up the roof of a maximum security prison in northern Alabama as bad weather threatened more twisters across the region.

Massachusetts surveys damage after tornadoes kill four

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick declared the state of emergency.

Fourteen killed as tornadoes carve path through Midwest

A violent storm system rumbled through the central US on Wednesday, spawning tornadoes that turned homes into splintered wreckage, killing at least 14 people over two days.

US: Tornado kills at least 89 in SW Missouri city

Much of the city`s south side was leveled, with schools, businesses and homes reduced to ruins.

Volunteers tend to victims in storm-ravaged South

Tornadoes marked the second-deadliest day in US history, leaving 342 people dead.

Death toll from US tornadoes rises to 350

The worst tornado outbreak in the US in March 1925 left 747 people dead.

Tornadoes rip across US, 22 dead

A powerful storm whipped up tornadoes for a third day across parts of the US.

2 killed, dozens injured in Minn. tornadoes

When the storm came through, Jay Hotakainen huddled in the basement of his northwest Minnesota home with his 12-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter. The walls shook and everything in the house rattled.