Texas, in ruins after tornadoes swept through the US southwest


Disturbing drone footage shows the town of Round Rock, Texas, in ruins after tornadoes swept through the US southwest on Monday, with officials warning that the storm system that caused the tornadoes is far from over.

The severe storm that saw a string of tornadoes sweep the region on Tuesday is expected to continue, with 8.5 million citizens in six states asking to shelter in case of more tornadoes.

Officials issued a tornado watch Monday to citizens of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi, as severe weather, including tornadoes, damaging winds, and hail, is expected to continue Tuesday.

Spurred by a severe storm that headed east through the region, the hurricanes saw countless trees in Texas and Oklahoma uprooted, homes destroyed, and many roads and airports closed.

Thunderstorms and severe tornadoes spread damage across parts of North Texas on Monday, killing one person and injuring at least seven others.

Officials also reported damage throughout Jacksboro, about 60 miles north of

The clip released by Reuters on Tuesday morning gives a better idea of ​​the extensive devastation caused by tornadoes in the cities of central Texas and eastern Oklahoma, as it showed rows of homes torn apart by the storm.

According to the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center, the system, which has already taken the life of a Texan woman and injured dozens more, is now moving east through the Lone Star state toward Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama is likely to trigger. The regional outbreak of severe weather.

The town is shown in the footage, and ordinarily, a quiet small suburb in Round Rock saw several tire-torn tornadoes Monday night, destroying dozens of homes, businesses, and properties.

On Tuesday, when the two-minute clip was filmed, electricity was still cut in that area, and roads were still closed.

No injuries have been reported in a small Texas town - located less than 20 minutes from Austin - as police and citizens continue to search for debris left by raging tornadoes and high-speed winds.

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