Sorm chasers observe yesterday’s tornadic thunderstorm in Cushing Photograph: Gene Blevins/Reuters

Nine people were killed in tornadoes that swept through central Oklahoma, part of a storm system that caused widespread flooding in Oklahoma City and (...)

Danielle Stephan holds boyfriend Thomas Layton as they pause between salvaging through the remains of a family member’s home in   Moore, Oklahoma, on the outskirts of Oklahoma City. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

Rescue efforts in the tornado-ravaged Oklahoma City suburb of Moore continued through the night with officials increasingly confident that ev(...)