Danny Johnston/Associated Press A destroyed home in Mayflower, Ark., a day after a tornado swept across the area. String of Deadly Storms Hits Across Midwest and South By ALAN BLINDER and ASHLEY SOUTHALL 4/27/14 A violent weather system lashed the Midwest and South with tornadoes on Sunday, killing at least 17 people and leaving vast destruction.
Zac the Bearded Collie on the beach in Ardrossan, Scotland, as Storm Gertrude hits the UK. Winds of more than 90mph have hit the west of Scotland as Storm Gertrude sweeps the country, causing power cuts and travel disruption. Strong winds, heavy rain, snow and ice were forecast in some areas on Friday as the extreme weather continues to batter the British Isles.