Tornado hits Mississippi, four dead, emergency declared

 At least four people were killed in the southeastern US state of Mississippi on Tuesday after a tornado tore through the region, officials said.

1 dead, 16 critical after US tornadoes: Hospital

At least one person was killed and 16 others were in critical condition after massive tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska, destroying more than half of the town of Pilger, hospital and emergency officials said.

Tornado hits North Dakota oil workers camp, 9 hurt

A tornado struck a workers camp in North Dakota`s oil patch, injuring nine people, including one critically, and destroying eight trailers where workers had been living, an emergency management official said.

Storms leave 35 dead in US, thousands without power

As severe storms swept across South and Central America, at least 35 people were left dead and tens of thousands remained without power even as forecasters downgraded the threat to the eastern half of US.

Tornado devastation in US, rescue operation starts, 18 found dead

Residents emerged Monday to view the full scope of the devastation left by powerful tornadoes that tore through small towns in south-central United States, killing at least 18 people.

Multiple deaths as tornadoes strike southern US

Tornadoes ripped through the south-central United States on Sunday, killing at least 12 people in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

`Mass casualty event` reported in Arkansas town after tornado hits

A tornado caused a "mass casualty situation" in Vilonia, Arkansas, after ripping through the town on Sunday, a spokesman for the Faulkner County Sheriff`s office said.

Massive tornado hits Oklahoma, 2 dead

Authorities say a tornado has killed two people in a small Oklahoma town on early Monday.

Tornadoes, floods, drought cost US billions in 2013

Seven weather disasters, including tornadoes, droughts and floods, cost the United States more than a billion dollars each in damages last year, according to a government report issued on Wednesday.

Storms kill 2 in southern US, thousands lose power

Officials said at least two people were killed yesterday.

15 injured in tornado in West Bengal’s Burdwan

At least 15 people were injured and 40 houses damaged when a tornado swept through Basuda village of West Bengal`s Burdwan district on Sunday.

Storm rips off roofs in eastern Japan

An apparent ccccc hit eastern Japan today, tearing off roofs and shattering windows, two days after twisters ripped through other parts of the region.

Dozens injured after tornado hits eastern Japan

Several dozen people were injured today when a tornado ripped through parts of eastern Japan, tearing off roofs and uprooting buildings.

At least 12 dead as tornadoes wreak havoc in US Midwest

Less than two weeks after a monster twister ripped through the city of Moore, the death toll from tornadoes that struck Oklahoma and neighbouring states this weekend has jumped to 12.

Tornadoes hit US states of Arkansas, Oklahoma

All those injured were in Arkansas and two of the injuries were attributed to a lightning strike, according to a report.

Obama taking stock of Oklahoma tornado response

As tornado victims are laid to rest in Moore, Oklahoma, President Barack Obama is today visiting the area for a survey following last Monday`s storm, which killed 24 people and damaged an estimated 12,000 homes.

Oklahoma City faces second deadly tornado in 13 years

A devastating tornado in the Oklahoma City suburbs in southcentral US, that has killed at least 91 people, was second only to one in May 1999 in its fury.

Oklahoma tornado toll revised to 24, rescue efforts on

Over 90 people, including 20 children, were killed after a monstrous tornado ripped through the US city of Oklahoma.

Tornadoes slam central US; 2 dead in Oklahoma

Several tornadoes ravaged parts of the American heartland, reducing portions of a mobile home park to rubble and killing two elderly men.

Tornado hits Texas: Six killed, 100 injured

A severe spring tornado slammed parts of the southern US state of Texas, demolishing several homes, killing at least six people and injuring over a 100.