Tornadoes have caused mayhem in the United States, with forecasters saying the weather is unusual for January. The town of Adairsville in Georgia took the brunt of the storm, which has killed at least two people.
President Enrique Pena Nieto plans to travel to northern Mexico, where a tornado killed at least 15. Across the border in the US, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has surveyed the damage caused by flash-flooding.
A tornado triggered by storms in northern Germany has left scenes of devastation in the town of Bützow near Rostock. At least one person has died with at least another 30 injured as a result of the extreme weather.
Heavy rain and winds are slamming the east coast of Australia for a third day, with the toll continually rising. So far three people have been killed due to flooding.
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