A tornado rammed through Dallas overnight, destroying buildings and cars, and cutting power to more than 145,000 homes

Business Insider | 10/21/2019 | Alexandra Ma
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A tornado ripped through northern Dallas around 9:30 p.m. local time Sunday night.

No serious injuries or deaths have been reported so far, but buildings have been completely destroyed.

Households - Businesses - Power - Cuts - Schools

More than 145,000 households and businesses are experiencing power cuts, and schools have been shut down.

Photos and videos show silhouettes of the tornado striking the city, and debris strewn everywhere.

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A tornado rammed through northern Dallas on Sunday night, collapsing buildings and cutting power to more than 145,000 households and businesses.

National - Weather - Service - NWS - Sighting

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed sighting of the tornado at 9:27 p.m. local time (10:27 p.m. EDT) on Sunday and has since continued to warn of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in Texas and neighboring Arkansas.

The tornado made landfall near Love Field Airport and moved northeastward through the city, the Associated Press and NBC reported. It touched down amid severe thunderstorms and lightning across the region.

Video - Silhouette - Tornado - Rockwall - County

The video below shows the silhouette of the tornado during lightning as seen from Rockwall County, northeast of Dallas:

No serious injuries or deaths have yet been reported, but photos and videos uploaded to social media show collapsed power lines, and entire houses and businesses being destroyed.

Texas - Loop - State - Highway - Weather

The Texas' Loop 12 state highway was severely impacted by the weather, with cars being forced to weave through debris and massive cars being "wrecked," tweeted journalist Marjorie Owens, citing a source who was on the highway.

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