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Photos: Houses reduced to matchsticks as tornados tear through US

Apr 29, 2014

Photos: Houses reduced to matchsticks as tornados tear through US

Fresh storms hit Mississippi and the US Southeast Monday, threatening tens of millions of people a day after tornadoes killed 17 and ripped up homes in nearby states. In the hardest-hit parts of Arkansas, emergency crews intensified their search for survivors, as residents of the close-knit community of Vilonia surveyed the damage. The tornados crushed large trucks like empty cans, homes were violently ripped in half, and entire residential blocks were reduced to rubble. Some homes were uprooted from their foundations. In Iowa, the tornado also dumped heavy rain, snapped trees and lifted the roof off a medical center in the town of Oskaloosa. #US #Iowa #ImagesOfTheDay #Natural Disaster #Tornado #storms #Arkansas #Vilonia
Twelve dead after tornadoes strike central, southern US

Apr 28, 2014

Twelve dead after tornadoes strike central, southern US

A tornado system ripped through the central US and left at least nine dead, officials said. #US #NewsTracker #Disaster #natural calamity #Tornadoes. United States #Central US #Southern US
Incredible photos of storm chasers pursuing tornadoes

Apr 26, 2014

Incredible photos of storm chasers pursuing tornadoes

Tornadoes are unpredictable and deadly. But some chase them in a bid to help us understand them better. Here are some incredible photos of storm chasers in the US. #US #ImagesOfTheDay #Storm #Tornadoes
Five dead as dozens of tornadoes sweep across US midwest

Nov 18, 2013

Five dead as dozens of tornadoes sweep across US midwest

With communications difficult and many roads impassable, it remained unclear how many people were killed or hurt by the unusually strong late-season tornadoes. #NewsTracker #Chicago #Natural Disaster #Illinois #Tornado #US Midwest
Photos: Upturned cars, destroyed houses as tornado rips through Japan

Sep 03, 2013

Photos: Upturned cars, destroyed houses as tornado rips through Japan

A total of 63 people were injured and about 110 houses were destroyed or damaged in Koshigaya, north of Tokyo. #Japan #ImagesOfTheDay #Natural Disaster #Tornado
Photos: Upturned cars, destroyed houses as tornado rips through Japan

Sep 30, 2014

RAF Tornados In First Airstrikes On IS In Iraq

The jets hit a heavy weapon position and an armed truck in the first military action since MPs voted to back aerial attacks...
Photos: Upturned cars, destroyed houses as tornado rips through Japan

Sep 30, 2014

British jets launch strikes against Islamic State

British jets have launched strikes against Islamic State (IS) forces in Iraq for the first time, it has been announced. RAF Tornadoes successfully destroyed a heavy weapons post and vehicle with a mounted machinegun in support of Kurdish troops, the ... #Iraq #Middle East #Michael Fallon
Photos: Upturned cars, destroyed houses as tornado rips through Japan

Sep 27, 2014

British jets complete first combat mission over Iraq

Ministry of Defence says no targets identified as requiring immediate air attack as two Tornados return to RAF Akrotiri Continue reading..... #Iraq #Middle East #Michael Fallon