Residents are returning to try and salvage their possessions from the wreckage.

Tonight: Tornadoes - Deadly Force

Tonight visits Oklahoma as it begins to rebuild after Monday's devastating tornado to find out what causes the deadly storms.

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Five killed in Oklahoma tornado outbreak

Five people have been killed in the tornado outbreak in the Oklahoma City suburbs, according to the Oklahoma medical examiner's office.

Over 100,000 people are reportedly without power in their homes after the storm caused destruction on a large scale.

Two of the deaths occurred in Union City and one was in El Reno, west of Oklahoma City, according to Reuters.

It has not yet been confirmed where the other two deaths occurred.

Read: Video captures tornado heading towards Oklahoma

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Tornado emergency declared in Moore

A tornado emergency has also been declared for parts of Moore, Oklahoma, after the National Weather Service confirmed the storm was approaching that area.

The forecasters added that an emergency had been declared for North Moore and nearby Valley Brook.

The latest emergency comes 10 days after a massive tornado struck Moore on May 20 and killed 24 people.

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Tornado emergency issued in Oklahoma

The tornado gathers momentum and begins to head towards Oklahoma City.
The tornado gathers momentum and begins to head towards Oklahoma City. Credit: KFOR

A tornado emergency has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area.

Oklahoma's Will Rogers World Airport also added that 2.000 passengers had been moved into underground tunnels because of the developing threat of the tornado.

Read: Mile-wide tornado heads toward Oklahoma City

Mile-wide tornado heads towards Oklahoma City

A mile-wide tornado has moved west of Oklahoma and is heading towards Oklahoma City, according to Oklahoma television station KFOR.

The tornado's force has overturned vehicles and caused other damage.

The National Weather Service has declared a tornado emergency, which is more severe than a warning, for the area.

Read: New tornado develops close to Oklahoma

New tornado develops close to Oklahoma

Amatuer footage shows the tornado developing close to El Reno, Oklahoma.
Amatuer footage shows the tornado developing close to El Reno, Oklahoma. Credit: Reuters

The National Weather Service has labelled a tornado developing over El Reno, Oklahoma as a "particularly dangerous situation".

Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport has reportedly been evacuated due to the threat of the tornado, according to CNN News.

Several intense tornadoes could be generated by the storm, according to KAKE Weather forecasters.

Earlier this month, Oklahoma was devastated by a tornado, which killed 24 people.

Storm chasers capture footage from inside a tornado

Storm chasers captured footage from inside a tornado as winds whipped at up to 175 miles per hours around their vehicle.

Brandon Ivey, who shot the video, and Sean Casey were stationed in a 'tornado intercept vehicle' on May 20 as the storm roared through the farm fields of Smith County, Kansas.

The high speed winds forced the doors and top hatch of the vehicle to rip open, but it stayed on the ground.

The storm hit as a massive tornado struck several hundred miles away, in Moore, Oklahoma.

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