Photos show devastation caused in the southern US by tornadoes that killed at least 8 and injured dozens more

  • At least eight people, including three children, have been killed from tornadoes and severe weather in the South.
  • At least 18 tornadoes have been reported across the US South.
  • Dozens of injuries were reported in parts of Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama.

Tornados have ripped through the US South over the weekend, killing at least eight people, including three children, Associated Press reported.

Two children, ages 8 and 3, were killed in East Texas on Saturday after a pine tree fell onto their car, AP said. Several other deaths and dozens of injuries were reported in parts of Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama.

At least 18 tornadoes have been reported over the weekend spanning from Texas to Georgia. Storms are scheduled to move up along the East Coast, impacting over 100 million people. Reuters also reported almost 6,000 flights have been cancelled or delayed, with Chicago and Charlotte being the airports most impacted.

Tens of thousands of people across the US were without power as of Sunday, Poweroutage.us reported.

Here are some photos of the devastation left behind by the tornadoes thus far:


Tornadoes and severe weather have impacted people in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Georgia.

Source: AP


Two siblings, ages 3 and 8, were killed when a tree fell on their car.

Source: Reuters


A 13-year-old boy drowned after falling into a drainage ditch that was full of flash floodwaters in Louisiana.

Source: Reuters


All told, at least eight people have died from the severe weather and dozens have been injured.

Source: AP

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