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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.

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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

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