A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City.
An emergency alert was issued for the state capital Jefferson City advising people to take shelter as heavy rain, hail, wind and lightning struck the state, along with neighboring Oklahoma and Kansas.
A Tornado has left six people dead and nearly 200 injured after ripping through a northeastern Chinese city, local authorities said on Thursday. The Tornado hit Kaiyuan in Liaoning province on Wednesday afternoon,
Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a likely tornado struck in El Reno, Oklahoma, on Saturday night, according to local police and media reports.
Environment Canada issued a weather warning just before 6 pm local time, saying a funnel cloud had been spotted at the Gatineau airport, moving eastward.
At least 30 people were injured in Nashville, the state capital, and least 48 buildings were destroyed, with many more damaged.