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Powerful tornadoes rip through Texas

Last updated on: April 4, 2012 12:37 IST

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Powerful tornadoes tore through the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in Texas on Tuesday, ripping apart buildings, tossing tractor trailer trucks into the air and grounding all planes in the region.

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Photographs: Tim Sharp/Reuters

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There were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths although the storm was still active

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Photographs: Tim Sharp/Reuters
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A series of heavily damaged homes are pictured after the tornado struck a residential neighborhood. Locals hid in shelters and their basements to escape the wrath of nature.

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Photographs: Mike Stone/Reuters
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All flights en route to Dallas have been put on hold, though flight operations are expected to resume soon.

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Photographs: Mike Stone/Reuters
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A resident sorts through the remains of her damaged home.

The powerful tornadoes tossed school buses and train cars into the air, said eye-witnesses.

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Photographs: Tim Sharp/Reuters
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Jason Moffett moves belongings out of a house which was destroyed.

A tornado watch has been issued for the area, which has nearly 60 lakh residents.

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Photographs: Tim Sharp/Reuters

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A vehicle rests in the driveway of a home destroyed by a series of tornadoes. Authorities are still trying to assess the damage caused by the tornadoes.

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Photographs: Tim Sharp/Reuters
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