5 Killed as More Tornadoes Hit Oklahoma Region

At least 5 People, including a mother and her baby have been killed as more Tornadoes hit the Oklahoma region. A Tornado crossed the I-40 during Friday evening rush hour, damaging cars and overturning lorries near Oklahoma City.


The tornado which struck El Reno, is suspected to be an EF3 and it has now been confirmed that 9 people were tragically killed.

Tim Samaras, a very well known and respected storm chaser, his son Paul and Carl Young another seasoned storm chaser were sadly among those killed.


This tornado has now been reclassified as an EF5. It was 2.6 miles wide, the widest tornado ever recorded and had wind speeds of up to 296 miles per hour (476 kph).

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