SAccording to the same source, there are reports of dozens of tornadoes that have caused damage in the central region of the United States since Friday, with warnings and flood warnings for this Sunday, covering the states of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Texas.

In Oklahoma, a tornado hit the city of Holdenville, with about 5,000 inhabitants, on Saturday, killing two people and injuring four others, according to Hughes County Emergency Medical Services in a statement.

Another person died on Interstate 35 near the southern Oklahoma city of Marietta, according to the Department of Emergency Management.

In the city of Holdemville, the tornado caused the destruction of several houses and knocked down several traffic signs.

“My prayers are with those who lost loved ones when tornadoes devastated Oklahoma last night,” said the governor of this US state, Kevin Stitt, in a statement.

Meanwhile, the governor of Oklahoma has already declared a state of emergency in 12 counties, due to the consequences of the bad weather, at a time when authorities continue to clean up the debris and assess the damage from the strong storms, which knocked out power lines. .

More than 30,000 people were without power in Oklahoma as of noon Sunday, and nearly 52,000 customers were without electricity in Texas, according to, which monitors utility outages.

In the city of Sulphur, Oklahoma, authorities reported unspecified injuries along with significant destruction, and search and rescue operations were still ongoing, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The storms were also felt in the state of Nebraska, affecting the city of Omaha with greater incidence, causing damage and injuries, but with no fatalities reported.

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