A HUGE tornado has touched down in the city of Mangum, Oklahoma as forecasters issues “high risk” warning for Texan state.
The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Centre (SPC) issued a threat level 5 out of 5 for violent tornadoes for northwestern Texas and western and central Oklahoma. Two million people could be impacted by catastrophic tornadoes and flash flooding on Monday. The SPC said: “This event should result in a significant threat to life and property.”
Twisters have been spotted forming in Texas and Oklahoma.
The NWS confirmed two “large and extremely dangerous” tornadoes will hit Greer County, Oklahoma and Dickens County, Texas Monday evening.
The NWS advise: “An extremely dangerous and potentially deadly tornado is on the ground.
“To protect your life, take cover now!”
A total of nine tornadoes have been reported so far, according to CNN.
Violent tornadoes makes up 0.5 percent of all twisters but account for half of tornado-related deaths, according to CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller.
There are no reports of any injuries so far.
The last time any part of the US had seen a risk of tornado activity this elevated was in…
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