At least five people were killed in tornadoes in the southern US. CNN reported this on Thursday.
Three people died in Onalaska, Texas, where a tornado raged through Polk County.
The authorities declared a state of emergency in the area. There was significant damage.
In Madill, southern Oklahoma, a group of workers was hit as they walked to their cars after work.
Two of the men were killed, and an unknown number of others were injured.