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#Tornadoes

# tornadoes - Monday 18 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 things you never knew about tornadoes Sponsored By Warner Brothers

6 things you never knew about tornadoes

How much do you know about one of nature’s most terrifying phenomenons?

# tornadoes - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie An American company is now selling a bulletproof blanket to kids Bodyguard Blanket

An American company is now selling a bulletproof blanket to kids

The product has gone on sale with various warning about crazed gunmen and Mother Nature.

# tornadoes - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic cloud funnel spotted in Cork amid severe thunderstorm Run For Your Life

Dramatic cloud funnel spotted in Cork amid severe thunderstorm

However, it didn’t touch down and there are no reports of any damage.

# tornadoes - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Neighbourhoods left in ruins after tornadoes rip through the United States Extreme Weather This post contains images

Pics: Neighbourhoods left in ruins after tornadoes rip through the United States

More than a dozen people have so far been killed by the storms.

From TheJournal.ie New tornadoes lash southern US, 19 people killed in two days Twisters

New tornadoes lash southern US, 19 people killed in two days

Two people died after new storms in Alabama yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie What is a tornado and why do they hit America so hard? Twisters

What is a tornado and why do they hit America so hard?

With 16 dead already, the US tornado season has already begun.

# tornadoes - Monday 28 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “It’s chaos”: At least 10 killed as powerful tornadoes tear across southern US 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”.

# tornadoes - Monday 18 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Six killed as tornadoes tear across America’s midwest Storms

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America’s midwest

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

# tornadoes - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states Weatherwatch

Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states

53 million people in ten states are at significant risk for thunderstorms and tornadoes.

# tornadoes - Saturday 1 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes Twister

Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes

Watch a video of the intense storm.

# tornadoes - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Six die as powerful storm hits Texas Storms This post contains videos

Six die as powerful storm hits Texas

A powerful storm spawned tornadoes which hit several times in Hood, Tarrant, Dallas and Parker counties last night.

# tornadoes - Sunday 15 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma Storms

US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma

Five people, including two children, have been killed by a tornado that struck in Oklamhoma early this morning after warning signals failed to sound.

# tornadoes - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms Tornadoes This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms

The National Weather Service says that up to a dozen tornadoes may have struck the Dallas-Fort Worth area yesterday.

# tornadoes - Monday 5 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies US

Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies

The 15-month-old’s parents, brother and sister were killed in a storm which wreaked havoc across five US states.

# tornadoes - Saturday 3 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states Tornadoes This post contains images

Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states

At least 37 people have been killed as the tornadoes destroyed everything in their paths on Friday.

# tornadoes - Thursday 1 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 12 killed in severe US storms Storms This post contains images

12 killed in severe US storms

Winds of up to 270 kph tore through neighbourhoods, destroying homes in the Midwest and killing at least 12 people.

# tornadoes - Thursday 9 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Workers escape wrath of tornado that hits farm in Derry Tornado This post contains videos

Workers escape wrath of tornado that hits farm in Derry

Similar tornado-like storms were spotted elsewhere in Derry earlier this week.

# tornadoes - Thursday 28 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from huge US storms rises to 248 US This post contains videos

Death toll from huge US storms rises to 248

The southern states of Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky and Alabama were all hit with extensive damage reported and raw video showing the incredible size of some tornadoes.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The HSE offers its sympathy to the family of a woman who died shortly after giving birth to a healthy daughter; tornadoes and storms ravage the US; the super-injunction celebrities named.