Massive tornado rips through Oklahoma City area
Mon, 20 May 2013 21:14:52 GMT —
A massive tornado has torn through the Oklahoma City-area, just one day after twisters killed two and injured dozens of others in the state.
Television footage shows flattened buildings and fires after a mile-wide tornado moved through the
Oklahoma City area late Monday afternoon.
Homes and buildings in Moore, Okla., were reduced to rubble, and vehicles littered roadways south and southwest of
The twister is presumed to be an F-5 tornado, though that must now be confirmed by the National Meteorological Society.
There were no immediate reports of injuries from Monday's storms. On Sunday, tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma, killing two and injuring at least 39 others.
A tornado that touched down in Wichita, Kan., Sunday, knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses, but missed the most populated areas of Kansas' biggest
The suburb of Moore, where Monday's damage was concentrated, was hit hard by a tornado in 1999 that included the highest winds ever recorded near the earth's surface.
(The Associated Press contributed to this article.)