'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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Residents survey damage after tornado in US

Footage has been released showing the extensive damage wreaked by a tornado in the US state of Kansas.

There are reports of "mass casualties" in the neighbouring state of Arkansas, while local media also say two people have died in the town of Quapaw in Oklahoma.

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