A devastating Category 3 hurricane has battered south-eastern Texas. Hurricane Harvey is the first major tropical cyclone since 2005 to hit the US; it has caused catastrophic flooding and left tens of thousands of people displaced
A large tornado was filmed moving across a field in Texas as powerful thunderstorms sweep through the Great Plains. With tornado season in full swing, more than a dozen states have experienced outbursts of severe weather.
Record-shattering rainfall wasn't enough to dampen the Texas spirit as passersby formed a human chain to save an elderly man from his stricken SUV, surrounded by rising floodwaters left in Tropical Storm Harvey’s wake.