A half-mile wide hurricane attacked Kansas, Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon. At least one person got killed and twenty one got injured by the enormous tornado moving through the central U.S.
In an online video, the giant tornado can be seen sweeping across an area of Oklahoma City. The aftermath shows homes and businesses reduced to timber.
The National Weather Service in the city has issued an insistent alert on Twitter.
People on the internet are also sharing their photos of the tornado approaching their areas. Following are some the pictures from different online sources such as Instagram and Twitter:
The following picture was taken by a Statigram user Paul Zadrozny. According to him it was “taken just east of Wichita Kansas of a half mile wide tornado on 5-19-13.”
The picture below was posted by Darrian Noyes on Statigram. According to his description, the following photo was taken in Carney, a town in Oklahoma.
The following photo of the tornado was posted on Twitter by a Kansas resident.
The picture below is the aftermath of the storm at Wichita airport:
The tornado caused a lot of destruction in the areas where it struck. Following are some of the images of the hurricane/tornado aftermath:
In the picture above, debris is seen at a mobile home park which was destroyed by a tornado, west of Shawnee, Oklahoma.
In the photo above, a semi-tractor trailer rests on its side against the guard rails on Interstate 40 as another trailer lies broken open onthe road below after falling from I-40, following the tornado attack.
Do you live in any of the areas affected by the tornado? Have you ever witnessed something like this in your city? You can share your experiences in the comments section.