A tornado hit the town or Reading, Kan., around 9:15 p.m. CT Saturday night, damaging 200 homes and killing one person.
Strong storms that rolled through Kansas last night produced at least two tornadoes that were confirmed by the National Weather Service. The town of Reading suffered major damage.
The tornado killed at least one person and injured at least two others, according to The Associated Press. Two hundred homes were damaged and 20 were totally destroyed. The local post office and volunteer fire department were also damaged. The roads both into and out of the town are closed.
The Reading First Baptist Church suffered major damage and will not hold services Sunday morning. The town lost power last night, but it had been restored by morning. A shelter is being set up at a local school.
The weather service reported people were trapped in a cellar. Crews were responding to the site.
A tornado was confirmed in Topeka and northeast of the city by Lake Perry. A campsite close to the lake was damaged.
A tropical wave is likely to become the Atlantic Basin's next tropical storm as it approaches or crosses the Caribbean Sea later this week.
Following some rain and gusty winds on Tuesday, a strong storm will target the United Kingdom on Thursday.
Bouts of wet weather will frequent the northeastern United States during the last full week of September.
Typhoon Megi will threaten lives and property across Taiwan and eastern China into the middle of the week.
Flooding downpours will continue to cause problems in southern Texas into Monday night.
A stretch of dry weather across Germany will continue for much of the week ahead across Germany resulting in continued pleasant conditions for Oktoberfest.
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