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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Tornado

This year
# Tornadoes
Death toll rises to at least 25 in Mississippi after devastating tornadoes
Mississippi is preparing for more turbulent weather today, including damaging winds and hail.
# Tornado
At least 23 people killed after tornado and severe storms sweep through Mississippi
‘The loss will be felt in these towns forever’, said the State’s governor.
# Severe Weather
At least seven dead following severe winds and tornadoes in US south
Authorities said a clearer picture of the extent of the damage and a search for additional victims would come today.
Last year
# Tornado
Government called on to extend support scheme to Wexford communities hit by suspected tornado
A local councillor said the suspected tornado was like a scene from ‘Twister’ or ‘The Wizard of Oz’.
# Tornado
Suspected 'tornado' hits Co Wexford amid wind warning for some coastal counties
‘Ireland is not immune to tornadoes’, according to Met Éireann.
# paderborn
Dozens of people injured after tornado smashes into German city
Paderborn police said at least 30 people had been hurt.
# New Orleans
At least one dead as tornado rips through New Orleans
Other tornadoes spawned by the same storm system had hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma, killing one person on Monday.
# Iowa
At least six killed in US tornado
Two children are among the dead.
All time
# warehouse collapse
US inspectors launch probe into Amazon warehouse collapse that left six dead during tornado
The regulators will look into whether or not workplace safety rules were followed by Amazon at the site.
# US
Deaths from tornado could top 100, says Kentucky governor
At least 70 people were killed by the storms.
# Italy
Two killed as tornado strikes small Italian island
Firefighters said the twister struck on Pantelleria, which is south of Sicily.
# Disaster
Three people die and hundreds injured in rare tornado in Czech Republic
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said it was a “huge tragedy”.
# Death Toll
Death toll from US tornado outbreak rises to at least 34
The storms claimed lives in at least six states.
# United States
At least 24 dead after tornadoes strike Tennessee
The storms moved so quickly that many people in their path could not flee to safer areas.
# Oklahoma
Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park
The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.
# Missouri
Three people killed as violent tornadoes rip through US state of Missouri
Some 20 people were treated at hospitals overnight, according to officials.
# Coroner
Fatal Alabama tornado: 7 members of one family and four children among victims
The four children who died in the tornado were aged 6, 8, 9 and 10.
# Extreme Weather
'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama
A local sheriff said that children are among the dead.
# Tornado
Raff Cretaro has just signed on for an incredible 17th season at Sligo Rovers
“I’m not here to make up numbers. I’m there to compete to start every week.”
# Texas
Six dead and dozens injured after storms and tornadoes hit US south
Videos from local television stations showed uprooted trees and overturned cars along the rural roadways.
# Twister
Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight
Authorities have said that local firefighters and police are going door-to-door to try to rescue victims.
# Extreme Weather
'I can't believe I'm alive': Scenes of carnage as China tornado toll hits 98
Whole villages were levelled and huge trees felled when winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour struck around Yancheng city.
# Twister
This photo of a tornado has been chosen as the best image of 2015 by National Geographic
The photo, entitled ‘Dirt’, was shot by James Smart in Colorado last spring.
# Twister
Watch a "mini-tornado" whip through a Kildare hay field
Not something you see every day.
# US
16 now dead, and 40 missing, as extreme flooding continues to batter US-Mexico border
In Texas, 12 people were reported missing after the holiday home they were staying in was swept away by rushing floodwaters.
# whaaaaat
Sminky Shorts is back with this hilarious 'tornado' video
Meet the Cork ostriches.
# Oklahoma
WATCH: What it's like inside a super-powerful tornado
# Hamburg
Tornado in Germany killed young man and injured his pregnant girlfriend
Widespread damage has been caused as the tornado ripped roofs from buildings and picked up cars.
# California
Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood
The tornado had wind speeds of 65 to 85 miles per hour.
# windy out
Russian man reverses out of his garage straight into a massive tornado
The footage is INTENSE.
# Twister
Man films unbelievable footage of tornado tearing through trailer park
The tornado reached speeds of 120mph.
# damage control
Weatherman saves tiny shivering kitten from tornado rubble
The little thing was very cold, very wet, and very sad.
# Mississippi
Weatherman orders live evacuation of newsroom during Tornado
The southern states of the US have been under siege.
# levelled
"It's chaos": At least 10 killed as powerful tornadoes tear across southern US
The mayor of the Arkansas town Velonia said the downtown area looked “completely levelled”.
# Stormwatch
Uh oh: Met Eireann issues red alert for Leinster, Connacht and Munster
In Limerick, the River Shannon has again burst its banks.
# Flight
British fighter jet flies using 3D printed parts
It’s estimated that 3D printing parts would help the RAF save €1.4 million.
# pics of the year
The 39 photographs that took our breath away this year
From Commander Hadfield to Batkid, here are the most striking photographs from 2013.
# Illinois
Man films terrifying video of tornado devastating his house and neighbourhood
The man and his daughter sheltered in their home as the storm passed.
# Oh dear
Very rude altered sign interrupts tornado news report (NSFW)
# terry rosema
A partially blind photographer took these stunning images of storms
After Bechet’s disease impaired Terry Rosema’s sight, he left his career as graphic designer to take up storm chasing. Here’s his story and his images.