'At least 34 dead' after tornadoes rip through US

A succession of powerful storms tearing across the southern states of America are now known to have killed at least 34 people. The storms have wreaked havoc in heavily populated areas, with the states of Arkansas and Mississippi hardest hit.

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US tornado death toll 'rises to 12'

At least 12 people have been confirmed dead after a tornado ripped through the south-central United States on Sunday, according to officials

Rescue operations are underway after the tornado wiped out entire neighborhoods of homes, officials say.

TV footage showed houses ripped off their foundations, with cars toppled on top of the rubble. Credit: CBS News

Aerial footage captures devastation after tornado

Aerial footage has shown the extent of the tornado damage in the town of Quapaw in the southern US state of Oklahoma.

Several tornadoes touched down as a major storm front moved its way across the continental United States.

One of the two people who has so far been reported dead was in Quapaw, while a second was near the city of Little Rock in the neighbouring state of Arkansas.

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'Two dead' after tornado strikes US

Two people have reportedly been killed after several tornadoes ripped through states in the southern and central United States.

The deaths were reported in the Oklahoma town of Quapaw, while officials in Arkansas have also spoken of "mass casualties" near the city of Little Rock.

Trees uprooted in the town of Baxter Springs in Kansas.
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