Tornadoes Hit Midwest And Plains Over The Weekend; At least 5 Dead.

At least five people have been killed in Oklahoma and a disaster emergency has been declared in Kansas after a severe storm system moving through the Midwest spawned a number of strong tornadoes.

Oklahoma Dept. of Emergency Management information officer Keli Cain confirmed there were five deaths in the Woodward area of north-west Oklahoma.

At least 29 people were injured across Oklahoma and neighbouring states.
Dozens of tornadoes were reported Saturday as baseball-size hail shattered windows and tore the siding off homes in northeast Nebraska and one twister damaged a hospital in Creston, Iowa. Several homes were wrecked in Kansas.Two of the dead are children, according to Oklahoma, KFOR.

Read more on MSNBC.com

 

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