Aerial footage shows extent of US tornado damage

Aerial footage of Mayflower, Arkansas shows the extent of the damage caused by tornadoes that swept across the south-central United States on Sunday.

The death toll from the storm, which flipped cars and ripped houses off their foundations, currently stands at 17.

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'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.