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Huge Tornado Devastates Oklahoma Town

A major tornado struck the town of Moore in the U.S. state of Oklahoma on May 20, killing at least 24 people and leaving many others injured or missing. The tornado, thought to measure a kilometer across, reduced whole neighborhoods to rubble. (9 PHOTOS)

A tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour (320 kph) approaches the town of Moore on May 20.
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A tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour (320 kph) approaches the town of Moore on May 20.

A resident stands on top of wreckage after the tornado struck the town, destroying dozens of homes, two schools, and a hospital.
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A resident stands on top of wreckage after the tornado struck the town, destroying dozens of homes, two schools, and a hospital.

People search for their belongings in the wreckage of their homes.
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People search for their belongings in the wreckage of their homes.

Carlos and Kim Caudillo stand amid the debris of their home.
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Carlos and Kim Caudillo stand amid the debris of their home.

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