8 gripping images as tornadoes rip through U.S. Midwest
Severe storms in the U.S. Midwest have left at least six people dead and caused widespread damage.
Illinois was hardest hit by the string of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms, with all five deaths and dozens of injuries reported in the state.
Injuries, extensive damage and power outages are also reported in six other states.
A tornado moves northeast Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, two miles west of Flatville, Ill. The tornado damaged many farm buildings and homes on its way to Gifford, Ill., where scores of houses were devastated. (Photo credit: AP Photo/News-Gazette, Jessie Starke)
Paul Tubbs of Washington, Ill., looks over the remains of his home on Devon Lane in Washington after a tornado tore through the north part of Washington on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (Photo credit: AP Photo)
In a photo provided by Dodge County Emergency Management, A garage in the Town of Hustisford collapsed and walls were turned inside-out after severe weather moved through the area Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.
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