Lightning strikes amid tornadoes and thunderstorms

Dramatic cloud-to-ground lightning has been captured as tornadoes returned across Oklahoma. Credit: REUTERS/Gene Blevins
Motorists face the threat of flash flooding and more storms, along with the lightning bolts. Credit: REUTERS/Gene Blevins
The violent weather has returned after 24 people were killed in tornadoes that struck the town of Moore 12 days ago. Credit: REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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Oklahoma tornadoes kill nine

Powerful tornadoes have struck Oklahoma for the second time in as many weeks and left nine people dead, including a mother and child. Thousands of people have been left without power as the storm caused destruction to properties and vehicles.